Lab tests performed on a sample from the aqueduct system in Longueuil revealed the presence of the E coli bacteria in the water. Residents of Saint-Bruno and Saint-Hubert are being advised to boil their water.
Instead of getting two doses of the “Gardasil” vaccine, almost 64,000 grade four students will receive one Gardasil shot, and one of another vaccine. But some doctors are calling it a cost-cutting method that leaves young people at risk.
A measles outbreak in Europe has left dozens dead this year, and thousands infected. Quebec has had smaller outbreaks of the virus in recent years – and doctors are hoping the extremely contagious and dangerous disease won’t come back.
Many people with severe food allergies don’t use their Epipens. A new study found only 40 per cent of patients having an anaphylactic reaction used it before going to hospital – even if they are struggling to breathe.