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In 2011 I lost my sister in law to encephalitis and meningitis caused by the pneumococcal bacteria.
In the years 2000-2001 I was in Grade Primary and though the chickenpox vaccine was licensed for use in Canada, it was not yet publicly funded in N
I work with 13-18 year olds Monday-Friday 1pm to 9pm and when I started I was getting sick all the time.
I thought nothing of it as I tossed my dirty sweatshirt into the laundry basket in the basement.
It was 1977. I had been an ICU nurse for 10 months and went to work scared all of the time.
Mother getting child vaccinated in the DRC. In Canada, vaccines against measles are part of regular childhood vaccinations.
Why is there a flu season, and why is it winter?
You’ve probably heard of gonorrhea – a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae .
Compare these three countries: Country A: 70% vaccine coverage Country B: 60% vaccine coverage Country C: 93% vaccine coverage.
Do you or someone you know have a penicillin allergy? A whopping one in 10 Canadians report having had a penicillin allergy reaction.