The Canadian Press

2009-05-02 | Flu Cda

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Federal officials confirmed May 2nd that about 220 pigs at an Alberta farm had the H1N1 virus. A farmhand who travelled to Mexico and fell ill upon his return apparently infected the pigs. Doctor Brian Evans of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, said actions had been taken to ensure public safety. (It was believed to be the first known case of pigs catching swine flu from humans.)

Date: 2009-05-02
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the herd has been placed under quarantine and we are working with our Public Health colleagues to determine the most appropriate next steps to ensure that both public health and Animal Health remain Paramount and protected >>