Thursday, January 20, 2011

Haida Gwaii residents suffering from flu outbreak

The QCI Observer provides details of an increase in the numbers of residents of the Islands that are suffering from the flu or flu like symptoms this month.

Northern Health is reporting that the number of visits to local hospitals and clinic is up, particularly in the Masset area, with lab results pointing towards the H1N1 virus as the main culprit.

Local residents are urged to get a flu shot, which is still available at local clinics.

The full story can be found here.

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