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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Health Officials Confirm 6 cases of Swine Flu in Canada

Canadian federal health officials have confirmed six cases of human swine influenza in British Columbia and Nova Scotia and are warning more cases are likely in the near future as medical personnel around the world test for the virus linked to a serious outbreak in Mexico.

Dr. Donald Low, the chief microbiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto who played a key role in battling the Canadian SARS crisis in 2003, said in this article, dated Monday, April 27, 2009, that

"...what you're seeing here is the makings of a pandemic. You're seeing a new virus that we have no natural immunity to. You're seeing a virus that can cause disease, and in causing disease, can transmit from person to person..."

For more information about Swine flu in Canada, please visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website here and the Health Canada website here.

IN ADDITION...the American Preppers Network has come together and created a new site called Swine Flu Pandemic. This site contains the most comprehensive information on the Swine Flu Outbreak to date. Please check this site regularly for the most up-to-date information, links and news articles!

Stay healthy!

Original: http://canadianpreppersnetwork.blogspot.com/2009/04/health-officials-confirm-6-cases-of.html