Public Health Agency of Canada

Canada's National Lab Gets A Vial Of H7N9 Flu Virus

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - If all goes according to plan, a vial containing the worrisome new H7N9 virus should arrive at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in ...

Ten Years Later, SARS-Style Pandemic Still Looms

CBC | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Living

Ten years after Ontario declared a provincial emergency over the SARS outbreak, which infected 8,000 people around the world, killing nearly 800, incl...

New Swine Flu Strain May Be Spreading Between People

CBC | Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada

A new strain of the swine flu virus called A(H3N2) may now be spreading through person-to-person contact, the Public Health Agency of Cana...

Startling Number Of Canadaian

CBC | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada

Hypertension or high blood pressure is projected to affect more than a quarter of Canadian adults within two years, a new study says. ...

WATCH: Bat Terrifies Flight Passengers

CP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada

ATLANTA - A bat on a flight from Wisconsin to Atlanta last week has sparked a national search for passengers to protect them against possible rabies. ...

Ontario Calls In Federal Expert On C. Difficile

CP | Posted 09.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The federal government has sent a "disease detective" to help Ontario deal with a dangerous outbreak of C. difficile th...