McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
Guidance for Clinical Management of Patients with Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) in the context of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Remote and Isolated Communities
It is estimated that pregnant women are at approximately five fold increased risk of hospitalization and about three fold increased risk of severe outcomes (ICU admissions or deaths) from pH1N1 infection compared to the general population in the same age group.
Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 91 at the Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, is widely recognized as the founder of cognitive neuroscience–the field that brings together brain and behavior and helps explain key aspects of mental illness. Today, Dr. Milner is being awarded the Goldman-Rakic Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Cognitive Neuroscience by NARSAD,
The ERs at CHU Sainte-Justine and The Montreal Children’s Hospital are seeing a significant increase in number of children seeking care
Most children are presenting with very mild flu-like symptoms and fever
The Government of Canada today provided important guidance on how to reduce the spread of the H1N1 flu virus on planes, trains, ferries and inter-city buses.
This document has been developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada to provide guidance to conveyance operators and crew onboard airplanes, trains, ferries and buses, Canadian or foreign, as well as conveyances terminal operators and staff in Canada on the prevention and management of influenza-like-illness (ILI) in passengers or crew boarding or on board the conveyance.
News Release - H1N1 Flu Virus: Canada Works with Australia to Ensure Early Delivery of Vaccine for Pregnant Women
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq and Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. David Butler-Jones, announced today that the Government of Canada had secured additional unadjuvanted H1N1 flu vaccine from Australia.