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Posted Fri Apr 4 2008: from The Canadian Press:
Mutation of the common cold linked to four deaths
Four seniors died at a Nanaimo, B.C. care home earlier this year and 57 others developed serious respiratory infections as a mutation of the common cold swept through the facility. The Vancouver Island Health Authority confirms an outbreak of human metapneumo virus, a recently discovered viral mutation, began Jan. 3 at Dufferin Place long-term care home. It affected 61 of the 150 residents at the home over a six week period.
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