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Reportable Diseases

Hépatite A

L’hépatite A est une infection du foie causée par un virus. La maladie est généralement mineure chez les enfants, mais peut être plus grave chez les adultes.

Listeriosis

Listeria is a bacteria that can cause a rare but serious illness called listeriosis. Those who are pregnant, the elderly, and those with a weakened immune system have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill.

Typhoid Fever

What is Typhoid Fever?

Typhoid fever is caused by a bacteria called Salmonella typhi.   
 

How is it spread?

Most of the time typhoid is spread by eating food and drinking water that has been contaminated with poop (feces) or urine of an infected person. This is called “fecal-oral” route.
 

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms usually appear 1 to 3 weeks after coming in contact with the bacteria. Symptoms can vary. Some people will not get any symptoms.  Some people may get: