Alberta Health Services (AHS) Environmental Public Health in Edmonton is investigating to determine the source of an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. While the investigation into the exact cause is ongoing,...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Covenant Health have confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler working in the cafeteria of the Grey Nuns Community Hospital (1100 Youville Dr N.W.). Patients,...

The First Nations Health Authority and Island Health are warning the public following confirmed cases of Vibrio cholerae infection associated with eating herring eggs. The bacteria can be found in the...

Toronto health officials report investigating several listeriosis cases linked to deli sandwiches sold at Druxy’s restaurant located in Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Three cases have been reported....

Officials with the Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella...

Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles. This includes following up with individuals who may have been exposed to the virus. Members of the public may have been exposed...

Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep throat and impetigo. Occasionally, however,...

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is managing an outbreak of four cases of tuberculosis in Thunder Bay. Tuberculosis is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and is treated with antibiotics. “Tuberculosis...

Pfizer Canada Inc. has announced the availability of TRUMENBA (meningococcal group B vaccine) in Canada, following approval by Health Canada in October 2017. TRUMENBA is a vaccine indicated to help prevent...

There has been an increase in reported salmonella sickness with owners of reptiles and amphibians in the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit area. Salmonella germs are naturally found in the digestive...