Monthly Archives: August 2015

E. coli outbreak reported in 4 provinces: what you should know to reduce the risk of infection

An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157, commonly called E.coli, has been reported earlier this week by the Public Health Agency of Canada. There have been 24 cases of E.coli with a matching genetic fingerprint identified in Alberta (1), Ontario (7), Quebec (14) and Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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Outbreak of Cyclospora: what you need to know and how to reduce risk of infection

According to CTV News report earlier today, public health officials are warning about an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in Canada, with several dozen cases under investigation. The illnesses began in May and have been reported mostly in Ontario, with a … Continue reading

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