Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has received lab confirmation of the first human case of the West Nile Virus (WNV) in Ottawa for the 2017 WNV season. OPH reminds all Ottawa residents to protect themselves...

In a follow-up on the pertussis, or whooping cough outbreak in Alberta, Canada, Alberta Health Services (AHS) puts the case tally at 501 year-to-date. This is nearly triple the number of cases reported...

City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services is investigating several cases of Legionnaires’ disease. Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that is caused by legionella, a bacterium found primarily...

Health Canada issued a travel notice Thursday for travelers going to Europe in light of the current measles outbreak. The following European countries have reported cases of measles in 2017: Austria,...

The number of cases in the Cyclospora outbreak in British Columbia and Ontario has nearly doubled since the last report two weeks ago. Since July 14, 47 additional cases were reported. A total of 104...

Earlier this month, Canadian media reported on two cases of botulism in a 54-year-old woman and her 30-year-old daughter, which authorities suspected may be due to the consumption of beluga whale meat. Today,...

Prior to 2013, the last human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) in Canada was in Manitoba nearly 90 years ago. However, experts at the University of Alberta (UAlberta) say four cases have been reported in...

In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products, Canadian public health officials say the outbreak total is now 12. The outbreak has affected four provinces: British...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in an individual who served food and drinks at the St. Mary School graduation banquet at the Taber Community Centre (4720 50 Street) on...

In a follow-up on the locally-acquired Cyclospora outbreak in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada, The Public Health Agency of Canada reports 37 additional cases of the protozoan parasitic infection...