Nova Scotia confirms swine flu case contracted
First published at www.cmaj.ca on Apr. 30. noting that from the beginning. It’s tak- The swabs are also expected to test
ing it’s usual course.” positive, meaning 12 students at the
he first case of human-to-human No change in provincial procedures school will have contracted swine flu.
transmission of A(H1N1) swine is required as a result of the case, Jreige The 4 students who originally acquired
flu within Canada has been con- says. “We’ve been following the proto- the virus during a trip in Mexico are all
firmed by Nova Scotia health authori- cols. It’s business as usual.” now fully recovered.
ties. A student at King’s-Edgehill King’s-Edgehill Marketing and With Alberta and Nova Scotia re-
School in Windsor, Nova Scotia con- Communications Director Susan porting 8 new cases of swine flu on
tracted the flu from another student McLeod says no details surrounding Apr. 30, there were 27 confirmed
who’d caught swine flu while in Mex- the case can be disclosed because of cases across Canada. WHO declara-
ico, the source of the outbreak that has student privacy concerns.