McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) news
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.
New equipment gives neuro-surgeons unprecedented images of the brain and will also reduces wait times for children needing a standard MRI Scan
This statement provides a summary of the epidemiology of pandemic H1N1 human influenza (pH1N1), as well as information on the pH1N1 vaccine and its recommended usage.
Provides targeted information specifically for seniors on the topic of the seasonal and H1N1 flu viruses, including information on the seasonal flu vaccine and the H1N1 flu vaccine.
Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for individuals with chronic medical conditions, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.
Describes what you need to know before receiving the H1N1 flu vaccine, including who should get it and when, how well the vaccine will protect against the H1N1 flu virus, how safe the vaccine is, risks from the H1N1 flu vaccine, and who should not get the H1N1 flu vaccine.
When considering your options about vaccination there are a number of factors that you should think about. This chart explains the risk of getting the flu versus the benefits and risks of getting an H1N1 flu vaccine and/or taking antiviral medication if you do get the flu.
Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.
Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for children under the age of five, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.
The biopharmaceutical company Antisense Pharma GmbH has announced today that it has received the approval by Health Canada for its pivotal Phase III clinical trial SAPPHIRE in patients with recurrent or refractory anaplastic astrocytoma.