NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Edmonton Shigella outbreak that began last August, Alberta Health Services (AHS) announced Thursday that the outbreak was declared over. The first person became...

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 On Monday, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced that there has been a total of 8 adult cases have now been identified in Alberta, all in the Edmonton...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews A lab-confirmed measles has been reported in Alberta, Canada. The individual has been in public settings in St. Albert and Edmonton while infectious. Individuals...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Officials with Alberta Health Services have reported a dramatic increase in syphilis cases in recent years with Edmonton accounting for the majority. In 2014, Alberta saw...

By NewsDesk   @bactiman63 Alberta health officials are reporting a dramatic and rapid increase in syphilis cases, prompting a provincial outbreak declaration. A total of 1,536 cases of infectious syphilis...

Health officials in Alberta, Canada are reporting one confirmed case of diphtheria and three identified carriers of the bacteria at an Edmonton area elementary school. Alberta Health Services (AHS) continues...

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is reporting that across the province, the number of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea cases continue to rise at alarming rates. Gonorrhea cases have more than doubled from...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in the Vancouver, British Columbia area, health officials are reporting two new cases. Both people acquired the infection while traveling abroad. One person lives...