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Ontario Human Swine Flu Update: 16 Confrimed, All Mild

antigenicshift_hirescrop1UPDATED Sunday: A press release from Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, confirms 2 new cases of Human Swine Flu (aka H1N1 Influenza, aka Grippe Porcine) in Ontario today Sunday, bringing the total confirmed so far to 1416, with all reporting mild symptoms and recovering at home.

More from the press release:

The breakdown of the Ontario cases is as follows:

  • FiveSix men and nineten women
  • Three are in York, six are in Durham, one is in Peel and foursix are in
           Toronto
  • The age range of the cases is 21 – 4021-49

QUICK FACTS

  • People returning from Mexico who have symptoms of respiratory illness should contact their health care provider or call TeleHealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.
  • For general information on the human swine flu, call the ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-800-476-9708.

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