Tag Archives: infectious disease

Why vaccinations are a good idea: the B.C. example

British Columbia now has the dubious distinction of having their largest measles outbreak EVER recorded in the province. There have been 320 confirmed cases of the VACCINE-PREVENTABLE disease. Seriously, in 2014, in one of the greatest countries for healthcare, and … Continue reading

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Contact tracing and TB in northern mines

One case of TB at a mine in Northern Saskatchewan has led to contact tracing going on across the country (and a couple of international cases). I find this incredibly interesting on two points. Who is affected – and if … Continue reading

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