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Confirmed Human Swine Flu Cases in Ontario Double

antigenicshift_hirescrop1As testing capacity ramps up in Ontario, suspect cases are becoming confirmed cases at a rapid rate — 17 new confirmations from yesterday (and  two being re-assessed) brings the total number of confirmed cases in Ontario to 31.  The geographic and age range are both expanding, but all cases are reportedly still considered mild.  Here’s the full press release.

Oh, and in case you didn’t catch this bit of weekend payback: pigs on an Alberta farm were infected with H1N1 by a farm worker returning from Mexico.

The WSJ Health Blog has a full global update.

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