By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health authorities in Manitoba have reported a single case of H3N2 variant influenza (flu) (H3N2v) in the southern part of the province. The virus is related to influenza...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A rare parasitic infection imported from Europe continues to take root in Alberta, Canada. The province is now the North American hotspot for human alveolar echinococcosis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports that Phoenicia Group Inc. is recalling Al-Rabih brand Tahini from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination....

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Brunswick, Canada officials reports investigating a group of individuals who are experiencing signs and symptoms of a neurological syndrome of unknown cause (NSUC). At...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Manitoba, Canada government reported two separate cases of variant influenza viruses in the province in April in two separate areas of southern Manitoba. They...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Vancouver Canucks have reported 25 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 and the source infection is confirmed a variant – full genome sequencing by BCCDC will...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Nunavik Regional Board of Health and Social Services  (NRBHSS) announced recently suspected cases of Botulism (qassuniq) in Inukjuak, on March 22. An investigation revealed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Canadian National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Monday recommended that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine should not be used in adults under 55 years...

Bavarian Nordic A/S  announced today that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has ordered IMVAMUNE® smallpox vaccine to the national stockpile at a total value of USD 31.2 million. Deliveries...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) was informed a Standardbred race horse that had travelled from Red Shores Racetrack in PEI on Sunday February 14, 2021 with...