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Human Swine Flu: Ontario Update and Other New Info

antigenicshift_hirescrop1There are five new confirmed cases in Ontario today, according to the press release following the 3pm call, bringing the total to 36.

Nature has a good scientific update, including the latest thinking on the basic reproductive rate, R0, “which is the number of new cases that an infected individual will give rise to,” and the generation time.

The WSJ Health Blog has its live blog posts on today’s CDC update call and WHO update call.

Here are our other (Canada-centric) posts on H1N1.

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