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An alphabetical listing of Health Topics.
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Flu (Influenza)

Influenza (the flu) is a respiratory virus that causes an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs. Influenza is a reportable disease.

Flooding

Floods are a common and widespread natural hazard across Canada, causing extensive damage to property and loss of life. Floods can result from heavy rainfall, sewer backups, severe storms, breaking dams, broken water mains, and thawing of snow and ice. Some floods develop slowly, sometimes over a period of days or weeks. However, flash flooding usually occurs with little or no advance warning.

Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is caused by the virus Parvovirus B19. Symptoms may begin 4 to 20 days after you are exposed to someone who is infected. It's most contagious before the development of the rash.

Fièvre typhoïde

La fièvre typhoïde est une infection causée par une bactérie du nom de Salmonella typhi. Elle est présente généralement dans les pays en développement, où les normes d’hygiène sont peu élevées. Les voyageurs sont exposés à la fièvre typhoïde quand ils s’y rendent.