November 27, 2017

According to the World Health Organization, in 2015 there an estimated 214 million malaria infections reported and 438,000 deaths worldwide. Although these numbers have been decreasing, infections in travelers have been increasing, and these statistics do not include t...

November 19, 2017

Alarming pockets of diphtheria outbreaks have been occurring worldwide recently.

Diphtheria is a bacterial infection, caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is transmitted person to person, via respiratory droplets and close physical contact. After exposure, you can...

November 7, 2017

The Ontario government released news today regarding a series of initiatives aimed at providing better care for seniors.

Included amongst them is coverage of the high-dose flu vaccine for this age group, Fluzone HD, starting in the 2018-2019 flu season. There is a signi...

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