There has been three confirmed mumps cases reported at UBC Sauder School of Business in Vancouver. Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) contacted Students and Faculty of the Bachelor in Commerce Program concerning...

A student at Evansdale Elementary School in north Edmonton has been diagnosed with the serious vaccine-preventable disease, diphtheria, exposing a number of classmates at the same time, according to...

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced last week that Maple Leaf Foods is recalling Maple Leaf brand Chicken Breast Strips from the marketplace because they may contain the toxin produced...

The nationwide Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen raw breaded chicken products total has grown and expanded to additional provinces, according Canadian health officials. The Salmonella Enteritidis...

GlaxoSmithKline announced Friday that Shingrix has been approved in Canada for the prevention of shingles (herpes zoster) in people aged 50 years or older. Shingrix is a non-live, recombinant subunit...

Over 2017, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit has seen an increase in the number of cases of invasive group A streptococcal (IGAS) infections in the community. This infection develops when the bacterium Streptococcus...

From the beginning of the year through mid-September, 167 confirmed measles cases have been reported from three countries. In the United States, 119 people from 15 states (California, Florida, Kansas,...

The outbreaks of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, in the United States and Canada continue to increase in cases while investigations continue to come up empty concerning a source or a vehicle for...

Young adults heading off to high school, college and university should ensure they’re protected against the mumps, public health officials advise, as the number of new cases continues to rise. In the...

The presence of the bacterium Kingella kingae in children’s throats was strongly linked to bone and joint infection with the same bacterium, according to new research published in the Canadian...