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Ontario H1N1 Swine Flu Update: November 10, 2009. 212 Hospitalized, Seven Dead.

B&W_AntigenicShift_HiResCropThis week’s Ontario Ministry of Health Influenza Bulletin shows continuing increases across all metrics. Clinic hours have expanded, and the definition of “high risk” groups entitled to be vaccinated has expanded.  Also this week, the CDC reported a cumulative total of 4,000 swine flu deaths.

The Ontario numbers continue to look grim:

  • Nine new institutional influenza outbreaks were reported
  • 212 hospitalized cases were reported from October 28 to November 4 as compared to 104 from October 21 to October 28
  • Seven deaths caused by H1N1 were reported from October 28 to November 4

Here’s the overall picture:

Ontario Swine Flu Cases Week 43

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