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Monday, March 10, 2014

Australia : Swine flu cases confirmed on Palm Island

Via ABC News :

Queensland Health has confirmed several cases of swine flu on Palm Island in north Queensland.

One patient was treated at the Townsville Hospital on Friday.
Cases of the virus have already been identified across parts of the state this year.
Palm Island Mayor Alf Lacey says residents should ensure they are vaccinated against the flu.
"Certainly I'd encourage all members of the community to attend and get their vaccinations shots at the health service or one of the providers in the town," he said.
He says the Indigenous community is vulnerable to contagious illnesses."

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