Adverse reactions to H1N1 vaccine showing

Adverse reactions to H1N1 vaccine showing

OTTAWA, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Serious adverse reactions and at least one death have been attributed to the H1N1 flu vaccine in Canada, the country's top doctor said.
Spike seen in Canadian H1N1 flu deaths

Spike seen in Canadian H1N1 flu deaths

OTTAWA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The second wave of infection from the H1N1 flu virus has caused a spike in deaths in Canada this month, public health officials say.

Official: Canadian H1N1 activity soars

OTTAWA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The number of Canadians hospitalized with H1N1 flu has tripled in a week, the country's chief public health officer announced in Ottawa Thursday.

Poll: Many Canadians to avoid H1N1 vaccine

OTTAWA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Nearly half of Canadians surveyed say they don't intend to be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu, a research firm said.
Canada to have H1N1 flu vaccine surplus

Canada to have H1N1 flu vaccine surplus

OTTAWA, July 17 (UPI) -- Canada's chief medical officer says the country is uniquely poised to have a surplus of H1N1 flu vaccines by the fall because of years of planning.

Canada reports 6 cases of swine flu

OTTAWA, April 27 (UPI) -- Canadian officials reported six cases of H1N1 swine flu with Mexican origins at both sides of the country.

Moderation in cell phone use is urged

TORONTO, July 12 (UPI) -- A Canadian public health official is urging people to moderate their use of cell phones until uncertainties about long-term health effects are resolved.

Dr. David Butler-Jones is the current (as of September 2004) Chief Public Health Officer of Canada. He is the first person to hold the office. The Chief Public Health Officer is the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Dr. David Butler-Jones is Canada's first Chief Public Health Officer. He heads the Public Health Agency of Canada which provides leadership on the government's efforts to protect and promote the health and safety of Canadians.

He has worked in many parts of Canada in both Public Health and Clinical Medicine, and has consulted in a number of other countries.

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