Health Canada approves increased plasma donations at private clinic

Health Canada has approved a request by Canadian Plasma Resources to increase the number of times a person can donate plasma to twice per week. (Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters) Health Canada has approved more... Read more »

2,500 East Coast Games athletes didn’t get advisory about measles outbreak in Saint John

Dr. Cristin Muecke, New Brunswick’s deputy chief medical officer of health, wanted doctors of patients participating in the 2019 East Coast Games to check their vaccination status to ensure they were up... Read more »

Moncton couple blames hospital understaffing for baby’s death on night of delivery

Jessica Leclair had a normal pregnancy but her labour and delivery was a 12-hour ordeal that’s left her asking many questions about the care she received at The Moncton Hospital. (Andrew Randall)... Read more »

Measles outbreak in Saint John region grows to 12 confirmed cases

Dr. Cristin Muecke, deputy chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick, said students will be allowed to sign their own immunization consent forms because of the short notice about Sunday’s clinic.... Read more »

Saint John measles outbreak grows to 12 confirmed cases, spreads to 2nd high school

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Jennifer Russell said all those who may have been in contact with the infected person at Hampton High School have been contacted. (Sarah Morin/CBC) The measles... Read more »

Two new cases of measles confirmed in Saint John

New Brunswick health authorities said staff and students at Kennebecasis Valley High School can return to school tomorrow if they have received a measles vaccine. (Canadian Press/Associated Press) Two new cases of... Read more »

Number of measles cases in N.B. rises to 5

New Brunswick health authorities said staff and students at Kennebecasis Valley High School can return to school tomorrow if they have received a measles vaccine. (Canadian Press/Associated Press) Two new cases of... Read more »

More mothers contemplate legal action against Moncton delivery nurse

Registered nurse Nicole Ruest worked at the Moncton Hospital for at least 15 years before being terminated this spring. (Instagram) More mothers are contemplating legal action against labour and delivery nurse Nicole Ruest,... Read more »

Long hours, emotional toll pushed tissue bank specialist to leave New Brunswick

Long hours and emotionally difficult work prompted Parise Léger to leave her job with the New Brunswick organ and tissue program. (Patrick Callaghan/CBC) During her time as a certified tissue bank specialist... Read more »

2nd case of measles in Saint John area is related to the 1st

The second confirmed case of measles in the Saint John area is related to the first, the province’s chief medical officer of health confirmed on Tuesday. The affected individual at Kennebecasis Valley... Read more »