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Provincial Outbreak of Syphilis in Nova Scotia
Feb 4, 2020 | Autumn Gertz

On Monday, January 20th, the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) declared a province-wide outbreak of syphilis in Nova Scotia, Canada [1,2]. Syphilis...

Vancouver Island Puzzled by Rare Cholera Outbreak
Apr 2, 2018 | Jackie Sheridan

  Four human cases of cholera have been identified on Vancouver Island, an island on the western coast of British Columbia, Canada[1]. The outbreak...

Ethnic Disparities in Flu Vaccine Coverage
Sep 13, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Vaccine uptake has been a front-page issue over the past year, given the epidemic levels of whooping cough in some U.S. states and the upsurge of...

Anthrax Suspected in the Death of Canada's Bison
Jul 12, 2012 | Robyn Correll Carlyle

Canadian news organizations reported Monday that another 23 bison carcasses were found in Canada’s Northwest Territories. Last week the Northwest...

Norovirus Outbreaks and Handwashing
Jan 23, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

At the recent Canadian University Press national conference in Victoria, Canada, more than one third of the 370 attendees were struck with norovirus...