Alberta Health Services (AHS) has confirmed a case of hepatitis A in a food handler working at a Safeway located at 610 Big Rock Lane in Okotoks. Patrons who consumed donuts purchased from the bulk bins...

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Outbreaks or clusters of listeriosis have historically been linked to a wide variety of commonly consumed food items, including dairy products, ready-to-eat meat and seafood products, and vegetables and...

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Syphilis numbers are growing around the US and around the world as more and more states and countries release data.  In this interview from Apr. 2016, I speak to the Director of Communications for the...

Officials with Public Health — Seattle & King County are reporting a likely norovirus outbreak associated with the Wild Ginger restaurant in Bellevue, WA. To date, nine cases have been identified. On...

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Since the cholera outbreak began in Lusaka district, Zambia in early October, some 1,550 cases and 41 deaths have been reported through Dec. 29, according to a Facebook post by Zambia President, Edgar...

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While measles appears to be slowing some in Romania, cases are still being reported on a weekly basis. Since the epidemic began last year, 10,279 confirmed cases have been reported, according to the Romania National...

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In this podcast, I pulled out a radio interview from the 4th of July 2016 weekend where the discussion was on foodborne parasites found in the United States. I was joined by microbiologist and the man...

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Two people from Jammu and Kashmir State in northern India have been diagnosed with parasitic trematode disease, fascioliasis, according to a Rising Kashmir report this week. According to the report,...

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It’s been several months since any new cases of type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); however, the Global Polio Eradication...

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I have not done a annual “Top 10” list of the major infectious disease news stories since 2013 and this is the first on this website. The number of important and newsworthy events of 2017...