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The Public Health Agency of Canada has told quarantine services to be on alert for travellers returning from Mexico after a number of severe respiratory illnesses (SRI) were reported in some regions of the country.
cases elevated from flu-like symptoms to severe respiratory conditions in about five days, with "a high proportion" of cases requiring assisted ventilation.
PHAC, in an April 20 report, said Mexican officials informed the Canadian health agency that the "case-fatality rate was relatively high" and that most cases involved healthy adults between the ages of 25 and 44.
Originally posted by worldwatcher
Is this strain of flu related to the swine flu story in San Diego?
CDC: Swine flu seen in 2 California children
I found the whole swine flu story to be quite alarming and now this???
Researchers have discovered that Aedes mosquitoes have dozens of areas in their cells that could be potential targets for drugs or a vaccine, the study says.
This type of threat was addressed at the recent Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America summit in Canada, where officials released a plan that establishes U.N. law along with regulations by the World Trade Organization and World Health Organization as supreme over U.S. law during a pandemic. It also sets the stage for militarizing the management of continental health emergencies.