Canada – Non-travel related Cyclospora infections under investigation – September 9, 2022

Public Health Notice

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 causessymptoms and risks of infection, as well as how to prevent and treat an illness.

At a glance
Investigation status Ongoing
Case count 310
Provinces/Territories
  • Alberta (1)
  • British Columbia (3)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (3)
  • Ontario (252)
  • Quebec (51)
Hospitalizations 13
Deaths 0
Gender
  • 150 Males
  • 159 Females
  • Gender is unknown for 1 case
Age Range in Years 1-90
Recall No
Public Health Notice No

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