By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Alberta health officials are reporting a dramatic and rapid increase in syphilis cases, prompting a provincial outbreak declaration. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The British Columbia Ministry of Health reported a human rabies case in a resident who has subsequently died. This is the first human rabies case in the province...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A Canadian tourist to Cuba returned home to find out weeks later she had contracted a serious fungal infection while spelunking on the island nation. According to...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Quebec Ministry of Health reported 201 human West Nile virus (WNV) cases in 2018, a record seen in the province, according to a Radio-Canada report (computer translated). In...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Thunder Bay, Ontario have declared an HIV outbreak after a recent spike of cases in May and June were reported in the homeless/under-housed population...

The Quebec Department of Health and Social Services (computer translated) are warning the public of a possible measles exposure in the Laval area. The individual visited some public places in the city...

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has seen an increasing number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and infectious syphilis cases in recent months in northwest Saskatchewan. An HIV outbreak has...

Health officials in Alberta, Canada are reporting one confirmed case of diphtheria and three identified carriers of the bacteria at an Edmonton area elementary school. Alberta Health Services (AHS) continues...

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) in Quebec announced this week (computer translated) the recall of certain products due to possible norovirus contamination. The products that are...

Officials with the Public Health Department of the Integrated Center for University Health and Social Services (CIUSSS) of Capitale-Nationale  (computer translated) has confirmed a measles case in an...