Just days after 15-year-old Sackville High School student, Rylee Sears died from the bacterial infection, meningococcal meningitis, another tragic death due to the serious disease occurred in the eastern...

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Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating four lab-confirmed cases of measles, involving two children under 2 years of age and two adults from different families. At this point in the investigation,...

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Canadian health authorities have confirmed the second human case of H7N9 avian influenza in British Columbia. As noted by health officials on January 26th, the husband and wife recently returned to Canada...

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In a follow-up to the Rylee Sears meningococcal meningitis case, Capital Health reports they will be vaccinating more than 45 people who were in close contact with the 10th grader. Health officials report...

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Cambridge Memorial Hospital, in consultation with the Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared an enteric outbreak in its Wing B, Level 5, inpatient Mental Health Unit. Enteric outbreaks are declared...

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Canadian health officials today confirmed that an individual in B.C. has tested positive for the H7N9 avian influenza strain. The individual recently returned to Canada from China. This is the first documented...

In a follow-up to a report last week, the Sackville High School student in Lower Sackville, NS who contracted the dangerous bacterial infection, meningococcal meningitis, has died. According to an announcement...

An unnamed Sackville High School student in Lower Sackville suspected of having meningococcal meningitis has been confirmed to have the serious bacterial infection, according to a letter from Capital Health...

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Health officials in Ontario, Canada have issued a public health warning due to hepatitis A being confirmed in a Alma restaurant employee. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is advising anyone who...

According to data published last week, Canadian health officials report 2,161 flu-related hospitalization during the 2014-2015 seasonal influenza season. In Canada, the flu season runs from week 35 (August...