By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Officials with Island Health are reporting a sharp increase in Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib) disease on Vancouver Island in the last two months. This outbreak is affecting...

Tick-borne pathogens, known for causing illnesses such as Lyme disease, are on the rise in Central Canada – presenting new risks in areas where they were never previously detected. The findings from...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Shigella outbreak reported in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, province and city health officials report the outbreak, primarily affecting members of Edmonton’s...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Alberta Health Services (AHS) is notifying the public about an ongoing investigation into a Shigella outbreak in the Edmonton Zone. In August of this year, AHS identified a cluster...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) is currently investigating a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in the Orillia area. Nineteen cases of Legionnaires’ disease...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nova Scotia health officials report an increase in people newly diagnosed with HIV in the province. Normally, Public Health expects to see approximately 15-20 new cases of HIV in...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A Group A streptococcal disease (GAS) outbreak (Streptococcus pyogenes) at a Montreal area senior citizen center has resulted in at least four fatalities, according to a City News...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Three confirmed cases of invasive bacterial meningococcal disease have been reported in Toronto, according to Toronto Public Health (TPH). The three affected individuals, who are...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 An anthrax outbreak is being reported and monitored in the remote areas of the largest national park in Canada– Wood Buffalo National Park, according to Parks Canada. As of...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The first monkeypox case has been reported in Yukon, according to Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Sudit Ranade. “On Thursday, July 21, the first case of monkeypox...