Ontario will soon cover a combination HIV prevention pill that is now available in generic form, HIV advocates say.
Hello and happy Saturday! Here’s our roundup of the week’s interesting and eclectic news in health and medical science.
Eight more people have been diagnosed with mumps in the last 10 days as the Manitoba outbreak continues to spread.
Salome Karwah survived Ebola after it killed both her parents and seven other relatives, then returned to her clinic to help countless others as she had become immune to the deadly virus. Her face graced the cover of Time magazine when it recognized the brave health care workers battling Ebola in 2014.
More than a dozen employees may have been exposed to potentially dangerous pathogens in incidents at Winnipeg’s National Microbiology Laboratory over a 22-month period.
British Columbians are being warned after dozens of recent cases of acute gastrointestinal illness have been linked to oysters, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.
‘They made me sick’: B.C. woman who contracted hepatitis C through tainted blood denied costly possible cure
A Nanaimo, B.C., woman who contracted the hepatitis C virus through tainted blood has been denied a blockbuster new medication the province says is extremely expensive and would bankrupt the health budget.