By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Manitoba Department of Health and Seniors Care reported two (2) additional human West Nile virus (WNV) cases–a probable case from the Southern-Santé Sud and a confirmed...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Province of Ontario, Canada announced today they will require people to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain businesses and settings...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reported this week that Morgan Williams International Inc. is recalling Mr. Porky brand Original Scratchings from the marketplace due...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is reporting that 62.5 percent of black-legged  ticks (BLTs, formerly known as deer ticks) collected via active surveillance...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the syphilis situation in Alberta, Canada, health officials in the province say Alberta has not seen such high levels of syphilis since 1948. With...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Wednesday, Toronto Mayor John Tory announced more than 70 per cent of Toronto adults are fully vaccinated and 80 per cent of all eligible residents (age 12 and...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Brunswick Department of Health is reporting a rise in gonorrhea cases during the first half of 2021. The current outbreak was first announced in April 2019....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Saskatchewan Agriculture is reporting on the confirmation of anthrax in a sheep on a premises in RM of South Qu’Appelle #157, causing the death of the animal. It...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties, Ontario are reporting a significant increase in local cases of syphilis. Ten cases were reported in both...

Fraser Health is advising members of the public who were in direct contact with a bat on July 3rd at approximately 7:45 pm at White Pine Beach in Belcarra to seek medical assistance immediately. Fraser...