Canada confirms 6 more swine flu cases

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April 30, 2009 00:22

Canadian health officials on Wednesday confirmed six more cases of swine flu, bringing the country's total to 19. Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's chief public health officer, said there were three more new cases in Ontario and three new ones in British Columbia. Six of the seven Ontario residents diagnosed with swine flu had recently visited Mexico, the epicenter of the outbreak where 159 people have died, but officials are still not sure about the seventh person. The cases in Canada include four in Nova Scotia, six in British Columbia and two in Alberta.


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