2009-06-23 11:01:55      Print

   OTTAWA, June 22 (Xinhua) — A total of 747 new A/H1N1 flu cases were registered in Canada in the past three days, bringing the total confirmed cases to 6,457, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said on Monday.

   Two deaths were reported, both in Quebec, bringing the death toll in that province to nine and 15 across nation, the PHAC said.

   To date, 404 patients have been hospitalized among the laboratory-confirmed cases, it said.

   The province of Ontario still has the most cases with the number standing at 2,665, followed by Quebec with 1,660 cases.



•  Victorian is nation’s second swine flu casualty (Link)
•  Sen. Fielding taking Tamiflu as precaution (Link)
•  No bed for man sick with swine flu (Link)


•  ON: Swine flu kills Brampton girl, 6, in 24 hrs (Link)
•  ON: Ottawa teen dies with swine flu (Link)

•  2 new flu deaths in Chile (Link)

•  Flu threat prompts fresh hospital initiation (Link)

•  Police: 24 Paris schoolchildren have swine flu (Link)

•  German authorities warn of swine flu mutation risk (Link)

•  Cases of swine flu double in two weeks (Link)

•  Jamaica parish closes schools over swine flu fears (Link)

•  Latvia has first confirmed case of H1N1 flu (Link)

•  Ministers from 40 countries will meet in Mexico to discuss swine influenza (translated) (Link)

•  Philippines: Over 3,000 House employes vaccinated, sent home (Link)

•  The first two confirmed cases of influenza A in the Canary Islands (Link)

•  Thailand confirms 125 new H1N1 cases (Link)

United Kingdom
•  Update on swine flu cases 23 June 2009 (Link)

United States
•  PA: Second Bucknell student has swine flu (Link)
•  Congress approves $7.65 billion for pandemic flu response (Link)
•  MA: State’s only swine flu death still a mystery (Link)
•  Alaska officials report 13 new swine flu cases (Link)
•  HHS Announces Advanced Development Contract for New Way to Make Flu Vaccine (Link)
•  2-Creditors seek bankruptcy for H1N1 vaccine maker (Link)
•  CDC Telebriefing on Investigation of Human Cases of Novel Influenza A (H1N1) (Link)
•  Novel Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infections Among Health-Care Personnel (Link)
•  NY: 2 more NYC swine flu deaths (Link)
•  MD: State Reports First Swine Flu Death (Link)
•  Connecticut records 5th swine flue death (Link)
•  More on CT death (Link)
•  Swine Flu Fears Cancel MDA Camps (Link)
•  California – Sacramento County sees first swine flu death (Link)
•  Oregon: 2nd death confirmed in Marion County (Link)
•  More details on the OR death (Link)

•  Pandemic Reality Check: What Can Be Done and What Can’t To Protect Against H1N1 (Link)
•  Health Care Tuesday (Link)

General News
•  Pandemic Might Be as Severe as Hong Kong Flu, World Bank Says (Link)
•  Experts divided on treatment for bird flu patients (Link)
•  Analysis of influenza A(H1N1)v individual data in EU and EEA/EFTA countries (Link)
•  Pandemic influenza: implications for occupational medicine (Link)
•  Swine Flu May Have Come From Asia (Link)