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Enteric Outbreaks

  • Non-travel related Cyclospora infections under investigation – June 30, 2022

    Cyclospora investigation overview (as of June 30, 2022)

    Each spring and summer, Canada sees an increase in non-travel related Cyclospora illnesses reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). PHAC is working with its public health and food safety partners to identify possible ways infections are occurring in Canada. Previous Cyclospora illnesses have been linked to various types of imported fresh produce, including pre-packaged salad mix, basil, cilantro, berries, lettuce, and snow and snap peas.

    Learn more about the causes, symptoms and risks of infection, as well as how to prevent and treat an illness.

    At a glance
    Outbreak status Ongoing
    Case count 84

    Provinces/Territories

    • British Columbia (1)
    • Ontario (75)
    • Quebec (8)
    Hospitalizations 4
    Deaths 0
    Gender
    • 39 Males
    • 44 Females
    • Gender is unknown for 1 case
    Age Range in Years 6-90
    Recall No
    Public Health Notice No
  • Outbreak of hepatitis A infections linked to imported fresh organic strawberries – (UPDATE) – June 2, 2022

    Hepatitis A investigation overview (as of June 2, 2022)
    At a glance
    Outbreak status Open
    Case count 10
    Provinces/Territories
    • Alberta (4)
    • Saskatchewan (6)
    Hospitalizations 4
    Deaths 0
    Gender 4 females
    6 males
    Age range in years 10-75
    Recall No

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