By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, The Niagara County Department of Health (NCDOH) confirmed a rabid raccoon on County Line Road, Town of Somerset. This is the fourth confirmed rabid raccoon...

Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada. Any person who visited...

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed two cases of EEE from the Regional Municipality of Niagara on September 12th, 2018. Both horses were unvaccinated and had no travel...

Niagara Region Public Health has received its first laboratory-confirmed case of West Nile Virus for 2017. Although most people infected with West Nile Virus do not get sick, 20 per cent of...

Niagara Region Public Health announced today they have identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara, prompting health officials to urge all residents to ensure their vaccination is up to date. Mumps...

A raccoon from the Caistor Centre area in West Lincoln has tested positive for rabies, Niagara’s first ground-level rabid animal (not a bat) in over 25 years. A total of 58 cases of raccoon rabies...