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Flu season appearing to grow in Canada, new numbers show | CTV ... - CTV News Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:26:02 GMT

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Unusually harsh flu season blamed for 130 deaths in Canada now at 'peak levels' - Edmonton Journal Tue, 13 Feb 2018 23:14:57 GMT

Edmonton Journal

Unusually harsh flu season blamed for 130 deaths in Canada now at 'peak levels'
Edmonton Journal
This year's version of the flu vaccine, which is prepared months in advance, is turning out to be less effective than usual, especially against the H3N2 strain of influenza A. Across the country, nearly all influenza A cases were of the H3N2 strain ...
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Flu season shows signs of levelling off in US, Canada numbers still to come - CTV News Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:04:15 GMT

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Flu season shows signs of levelling off in US, Canada numbers still to come
CTV News
The most recent flu numbers for Canada will be released Friday afternoon but there are signs in the United States that flu levels are levelling off. The Centers for Disease Control reported Friday that one of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was ...

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1. How effective is the 2018 flu shot? - TIME Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:13:03 GMT

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1. How effective is the 2018 flu shot?
TIME
Early findings from Canada indicate a 17 percent effectiveness against the viral strain, known as H3N2, that's been the main culprit of flu in the U.S. this winter. 2. Why are vaccines less protective against some strains of the flu? One reason has to ...
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The Queen's Swans May Have Been Killed by Bird Flu Outbreak at Harry and Meghan's Wedding Site - PEOPLE.com Mon, 05 Feb 2018 17:09:53 GMT

PEOPLE.com

The Queen's Swans May Have Been Killed by Bird Flu Outbreak at Harry and Meghan's Wedding Site
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More than 20 of Queen Elizabeth's swans from her Windsor flock have died amid fears that they succumbed to a bird flu outbreak sweeping the area. Scientists from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are currently investigating ...

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Gulls risk spreading bird flu as six sites now test positive throughout England - FarmingUK Tue, 30 Jan 2018 21:05:05 GMT

FarmingUK

Gulls risk spreading bird flu as six sites now test positive throughout England
FarmingUK
Avian influenza in wild birds has spread throughout England with six sites now identified as having shown symptoms of H5N6. The first case in West Dorset involved 31 birds of mixed species which included Mute Swans, Pochard and Canada Goose. The second ...

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Province investing $713 million in University of Guelph over next 10 years - TheRecord.com Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:24:38 GMT

Province investing $713 million in University of Guelph over next 10 years
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Some of the work that has already come out of the government-university partnership includes new detection and management systems for diseases such as bird flu; the world's first compostable coffee pod; a national research group studying cropping ...

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Six findings of Avian Flu in wild birds in January - Smallholder Sat, 03 Feb 2018 15:21:19 GMT

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Six findings of Avian Flu in wild birds in January
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Defra has released information on the number of wild birds found to have Avian Influenza in January. There were six findings in wild birds in England, but none in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, despite widespread testing of wild birds. A bird ...

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Fears of a flu epidemic in TWO WEEKS: Warning as death toll hits 149 with killer 'Aussie' and 'Japanese' strains to ... - Daily Mail Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:26:12 GMT

Daily Mail

Fears of a flu epidemic in TWO WEEKS: Warning as death toll hits 149 with killer 'Aussie' and 'Japanese' strains to ...
Daily Mail
Cases have reached their worst levels in seven years, since 2010/11, as the number of people visiting their doctor with symptoms rise by 40 per cent in a week. The outbreak, already 16 times worse than last year's, is piling extra pressure on an over ...

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New provincial health officer will draw on infectious disease experience to battle overdose crisis - CBC.ca Thu, 25 Jan 2018 20:49:11 GMT

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New provincial health officer will draw on infectious disease experience to battle overdose crisis
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Dr. Bonnie Henry has faced outbreaks of polio, Ebola, SARS, bird flu and Zika in the past. By Clare Hennig, CBC News Posted: Jan 25, 2018 12:45 PM PT Last Updated: Jan 25, 2018 12:46 PM PT. Dr. Bonnie Henry has been appointed B.C.'s new provincial ...

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