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  • Young B.C. man's death marks first Canadian Enterovirus D68 fatality

    http://bc.ctvnews.ca/young-b-c-man-s...lity-1.2058722

    Young B.C. man's death marks first Canadian Enterovirus D68 fatality

    A young B.C. man has died of Enterovirus D68, marking the first Canadian fatality from the illness.
    The BC Centre for Disease Control says the man, who is in his 20s, also had a history of severe asthma.
    He did not have any paralysis or neurological symptoms, the agency said.


    Read more: http://bc.ctvnews.ca/young-b-c-man-s...#ixzz3GQe9r62X
    "If you could for a moment rise up out of your own beloved skin and appraise ant, human, and virus as equally resourceful beings, you might admire the accord they have all struck in Africa. Back in your skin of course, you'll shriek for a cure. But remember: air travel, roads, cities, prostitution, the congregation of people for efficient commerce - these are gifts of godspeed to the virus"
    The Poisonwood Bible
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