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Two-thirds of outdoor pools in Montreal are closed

Montreal’s swimming pools have failed lab tests and the presence of various microorganisms has forced the city to close two-thirds of its outdoor amenities.// ..After a media investigation, Mayor Gerald Tremblay requested mayors of the city's 19 boroughs to close 48 of the city's 73 outdoor pools. .."Public health is important for our administration," Tremblay said on Monday at a news conferen...

Superbug C.difficile Causes Nine Deaths In Montreal Hospital

Honore-Mercier hospital in St.Hyacinthe, 65 km south east of Montreal has had an outbreak of Clostridium difficile related diarrhoea which is still to be contained// . 22 patients ,elderly people who had other ailments as well have been affected. ....The infection has been linked to the death of nine patients since July and is believed have been responsible for around 2000 deaths in Quebec bet...

Montreal Researchers And US Develop Model Of Key Immune-System Component

Model developed with the systems biology approach may lead to better understanding of infectious disease processes – says the researchers //at University of Montreal. ..Montreal Researchers working with teams at Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins University have made a major breakthrough in understanding an essential aspect of the immune system. ..For the first time, using a syst...
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