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Ukraine bans public events

By Marina Lowell - Published on Sunday, 22 November 2009 21:06

There has been an outbreak of some kind of flu in Ukraine; 67 people have died and 255,000 are infected. Around 22 people tested positive for swine flu, but it's hard to tell whether the H1N1 virus is responsible for all the cases.

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H1N1 Clinics for Nov 2009

By admin - Published on Sunday, 08 November 2009 10:30

Toronto Clinics

Mondays to Fridays

Time: 1:00pm to 9:00pm

Saturdays: 10:00 am to 4:00pm

Metro Hall - 55 John Street

East York Civic - Centre 85 Coxwell Avenue

North York Civic Centre - 5100 Yonge Street

Etobicoke Civic Centre - 399 The West Mall

Timonthy Eaton Business and Technical Institute - 1251 Bridletowne Circle

North Toronto Memorial Community Centre - 200 Eglinton Avenue West

Melody Public School (closed school) - 24 Strathburn Blvd

Masaryk-Cowan Community Recreation Centre - 220 Cowan Avenue

Scarborough Civic Centre - 150 Borough Drive

North Kipling Community Centre - 2 Rowntree Road

You are not required to bring identification or your OHIP card to the clinics.

Locations are wheelchair accessible and located near public transit. Visit http://www.toronto.ca/health/cdc/h1n1/clinics.htm for additional information.

Peel Region

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H1N1 vaccine controversy

By Marina Lowell - Published on Monday, 02 November 2009 17:54

Federal health authorities are encouraging everyone to get the H1N1 vaccine. According to the World Health Organization, the H1N1 vaccines have been proven to be safe, and they have the same degree of effectiveness as the vaccine for seasonal influenza. No adverse effects has been noted.

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H1N1 vaccine

By Marina Lowell - Published on Sunday, 01 November 2009 09:54

The H1N1 vaccine has been tested in both clinical trials and live vaccination campaigns in 14 countries. The results were reviewed by a group of experts from around the world. This group is the highest-level advisory body to the World Health Organization on vaccination policy.

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Sexuality project

By Jenna Winter - Published on Monday, 19 October 2009 08:52

Mammalian Diving Reflex is a non-profit, Toronto-based performance company that creates socially and politically engaged critical art projects. We are currently in the preliminary research phase of a new project which is being produced for, about, and with older adults. We are looking to talk to seniors about their own views and experiences of dating, relationships and sexuality, both in the present and throughout their lives. The project will be presented in Oldenburg, Germany in spring 2009. Anyone who may be interested in participating in the project, please call 416-642-5772 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it For additional materials or more information about Mammalian, please call or visit our website: http://www.mammalian.ca

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