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Hepatitis and Jaundice Outbreaks In Dadaab: UN Refugee Agency Reacts

Dadaab, a complex in Kenya that more than 470,000 refugees from Somalia call home is dealing with an outbreak of ...

Cholera Epidemic Under Control: Kills 7,400 People

At UN headquarters on Wednesday, Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe declared that a “regrettable” cholera epidemic that had killed thousands ...

First Pig-To-Human H1N1 Case Found in Ontario

The first pig-to-human transmission of H1N1 was reported in Ontario. The province’s chief medical officer confirmed this in late September. ...

Quebec City Legionnaire’s Disease Outbreak Appears to Be Under Control

A recent Quebec City outbreak of legionnaire’s disease, a potentially fatal condition caused by legionella bacteria, appears to be under ...

11 Die in Quebec City From Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease

A recent outbreak of legionnaire’s disease has claimed at least 11 lives in Quebec City. ...