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The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Friday announced the launch of a Canadian Phase I clinical trial for Canada’s Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV). The trial will be led by the Canadian Immunization...

Cases of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) have been identified in other Canadian provinces but Alberta has been PED free in pigs to date. However, the Alberta Agriculture Ministry has reported a positive...

The number of confirmed Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) cases in the Canadian province of Alberta has risen to 111, as of Oct. 31, up from 93 cases two weeks ago. Calgary zone still accounts for the majority...

Rolling Acres Cider Mill is recalling unpasteurized apple cider from the marketplace due to possible E.coli O157:H7 contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products: Rolling Acres Pure...

Since the late summer, the United States and Canada have experienced an outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) that has been linked to  severe respiratory illness, including several deaths. In the US,...

The number of imported infections of the tropical, mosquito borne viral disease, chikungunya has topped 200 cases in Canada, according to Health Canada earlier this month. The chikungunya virus, which...

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The Government of Canada will ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, beginning with its first shipment on Monday, October 20, 2014. The vaccine...

A young  adult male who died last week was confirmed positive for Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), according to British Columbia Public Health Microbiology & Reference Laboratory (PHMRL) Thursday. Health...

The number of confirmed Enterovirus D68 cases in Alberta, Canada has nearly doubled, according to new data from Alberta Health Services (AHS). The total cases jumped 41 cases since the last report, bringing...

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Canada’s Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, announced Monday the the launch of Phase 1 clinical trials for Canada’s Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Silver...