The General Manger of Manitoba Pork says the identification of two rare strains of Influenza virus in humans in Manitoba poses a minimal risk to humans.
Two separate cases of variant influenza (flu) viruses have been found in two unrelated individuals in different communities in southern Manitoba. One is a case of human influenza A(H1N2)v and one is a case of human influenza A(H1N1)v.
The Manitoba government has announced that it is implementing new public health orders to restrict gathering sizes and help slow the spread of variants of concern to protect the health-care system and all Manitobans from the third wave of COVID-19 in Manitoba.
Premier Brian Pallister announced that the Manitoba government will be investing at least $50 million to reduce surgical wait times as part of Budget 2021.
Hospitals across the province are carefully beginning to increase surgical capacity, providing additional access for patients whose procedures have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Manitoba government is investing more than $358 million in capital projects throughout the province to ensure Manitobans have safe, reliable care at Manitoba’s health-care facilities for years to come.
The Manitoba government is investing $1.1-million to expand eating disorder programs at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, as well as create a safe nutrition clinic for people living with eating disorders.
The Manitoba government is investing $3.5 million in the Bruce Oake Recovery Centre to enhance access to mental health and addiction treatment in Manitoba.
Fifty-nine Conservative Members of Parliament have sent an open letter to Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu urging Health Canada to approve the life-saving Cystic Fibrosis drug, Trikafta.