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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:50:33 GMT

Narcity

Canada's Deadly Flu Outbreak Is Getting Worse With Death Tolls Still On The Rise
Narcity
Flu-related deaths have climbed to 46 in Alberta, 17 in Manitoba and 27 in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as of last month. In Ontario, eight deaths have occurred in Windsor, nine in the Waterloo region and 19 in London (five of which occurred in a ...

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:21:12 GMT

CBC.ca

Guelph professor investigating Canada's first 2 cases of dog influenza
CBC.ca
Unlike other strains of animal influenza, the chances of canine flu spreading directly from a dog to a human are very rare. At this time, there is no known risk to humans, and canine flu has never before been found in humans unlike swine and avian flu ...

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:51:59 GMT

Globalnews.ca

Here's why Canada may be in for a miserable 2017-18 flu season
Globalnews.ca
Influenza C, on the other hand, is “inconsequential,” Evans says. Influenza B, for its part, is an important disease in that it hits kids more than adults. Each year, the flu vaccine contains protection against two strains of influenza A and one strain ...

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:26:57 GMT

CBC.ca

Why your birth year may increase your risk of dying during a flu pandemic
CBC.ca
"What this might do in the next pandemic is it might stimulate us to look at the 2009 birth year and at least look at them more closely with respect to complications while the flu vaccine is being rolled out and making a decision as to whether they ...
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Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:48:00 GMT

CBC.ca

Puzzling study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage
CBC.ca
A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results may reflect the ...

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Sat, 25 Nov 2017 04:33:45 GMT

CityNews

Toronto researchers say zebrafish may be key to new flu vaccine
CityNews
“One of the greatest public health concerns right now is the threat of a pandemic influenza stream,” said Dr. Lee. “That's the development of a strain of flu that's really contagious and really lethal. It could potentially threaten tens or hundreds of ...

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Thu, 05 Oct 2017 17:13:43 GMT

Contagionlive.com

Preparing for Pandemics and Streamlining Vaccine Development
Contagionlive.com
The H1N1 'swine flu' virus outbreak several years later proved frustrating to handle, with vaccine development lagging behind spread of the infection. “The lesson here is the inadequacy of the vaccine response to a disease,” said Dr. Fauci. This ...

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:34:03 GMT

WMUR Manchester

Fritz Wetherbee: Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem
WMUR Manchester
... lungs, creating a shortage of oxygen to the blood. This can lead to hypoxia, a deficiency of oxygen reaching the tissues, and death. A second infection, often a strain of strep throat or a staph infection, can also cause damage as the immune system ...

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:44:42 GMT

Cape Breton Post

West Bay farm only one east of Quebec that only raises high-end Mangalitsa pig
Cape Breton Post
WEST BAY, N.S. — Piglets greet you and then run away as you turn up the driveway to Lilac Farm in Richmond County. After the cuteness overload, and the beauty of the apple orchard, fall foliage and historic barn captures your eye, the next thing you ...

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:55:40 GMT

CBC.ca

BC allocated 10 times more to fight swine flu than fentanyl crisis
CBC.ca
When 57 people died of H1N1, or swine flu, in B.C. in 2009, the province put $80 million towards fighting the flu pandemic. But B.C. hasn't been quite as generous in combating fentanyl overdoses, which have killed 622 people this year alone. Documents ...

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