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Category: Infectious Disease
April 30, 2019
Measles cases continue to increase in US hitting 25-year high
April 15, 2019
If truly happening, ‘measles parties’ designed to purposefully infect children with a potentially fatal disease is the epitome of ignorance and can be considered a form of child abuse.
April 12, 2019
Add hospital privacy curtains to the list of under-recognized sources of bacterial contamination
April 9, 2019
Under-reported potentially fatal drug-resistant fungal organism noted to be spreading worldwide
April 8, 2019
Ottawa Public Health confirms second measles case
March 29, 2019
Welcome to the Bizzaro World where anti-vax pseudoscience is used by an arbitrator to support a mother’s anti-immunization stance even after the children developed whooping cough during the arbitration period.
March 21, 2019
Calgary obstetric clinic posts notice not to bring unvaccinated children to their office to reduce the risk of harm to pregnant women and their newborn children. To those complaining, what are your health policy reasons for rejecting this proposal?
March 18, 2019
Prolonged use of antibiotics for Lyme disease is not helpful nor recommended.
March 6, 2019
Toronto reports confirmed case of measles
March 1, 2019
Ottawa Public Health would like us to be vigilant for measles outbreaks