Canada Ebola

121 People Dead In Ebola Outbreak

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada

DAKAR, Senegal - The World Health Organization says an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 12...

Saskatchewan Man's Illness Viral, But Not Ebola, Says UN Health Agency

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Living

UPDATE: This story has been updated since its original publishing. A Saskatchewan man who was diagnosed yesterday with viral hemorrhagic fever, a g...

5 Important Facts About Guinea

CBC | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Living

The deaths of more than 50 people in the West African nation of Guinea due to a violent fever has renewed concerns about the deadly Ebola virus, which...

West Nile Virus: The Sequel

Jason Tetro | Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Hollywood is not the only place with an increasing their number of sequels. While returning health villains, like West Nile Virus and "Swine Flu 2" continue to represent only a minority of worldwide infections, the future is looking rather glum. There are certain to be more germs that will re-emerge and send us all into a frenzy worthy of a blockbuster's opening day weekend.

Man Steals Phone, Gets Ebola

Daily Monitor | Francis Mugerwa | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Security and medical officials in Kibaale District have registered a case in which a man allegedly went in an isolation ward at Kagadi Hospital and st...

The New Terror Stalking Ugandans

Mariah Griffin-Angus | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada
Mariah Griffin-Angus

Recently, physical contact was banned in Uganda. The re-emergence of Ebola, with two cases discovered in Kampala, has sparked fear in the country. And little wonder. It's a disease that could have been created by writers of a Hollywood horror movie -- a communicable disease that often causes fever, bleeding and death. But there is another disease stalking Uganda that doesn't fit the traditional images of outbreak and disease. And it's coming for the children.

Bieber Fever: The Scariest Infectious Disease Of All

Jason Tetro | Posted 08.17.2012 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg Last week, the analysis of this incredibly chilling illness made headlines worldwide. To better appreciate the potential impact of Ebola and other infectious diseases, such as SARS, HIV, and pandemic flu, a University of Ottawa researcher has taken a look at a much more devious disease, which continues to spread worldwide with apparently no end in sight. Bieber Fever.