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Exposure in Peel to a confirmed case of measles

Peel Public Health is issuing an alert that there has been an exposure to a confirmed case of measles within Peel Region. People who were on the following flights and in the following locations on February 22, 2019, may have been exposed to measles: Cathay Pacific flight CX5249, from Siem Reap, Cambodia to Hong Kong, China...

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Exposure in Peel to a Confirmed Case of Measles

Peel Public Health is issuing an alert that there has been an exposure to a confirmed case of measles within Peel Region. People who were on the following flights and in the following locations on January 27, 2019, may have been exposed to measles: Lufthansa flight LH-470, from Frankfurt to Toronto Air Canada flight AC-834/LH 6829...

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2018 Aerial Spray Program in Peel Region

The City of Mississauga will be conducting an aerial spray treatment to prevent tree defoliation by gypsy moth caterpillars and fall cankerworms. Health Impacts only in sensitive persons: skin rashes, upper respiratory tract irritation, NO reports of cancer or groundwater contamination. Cautions: Bring outdoor items inside, Remain indoors, Wash outdoor items, Leave air conditioners closed....

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Lyme Disease-Positive Ticks in Peel

Blacklegged ticks are the only ticks carrying Lyme disease bacteria so-called ‘Borrelia burgdorferi’ in Ontario. They are mostly active in early spring (April) and fall (October). Lyme is transmitted by both adult and immature ticks, nymphs. The characteristic rash of Lyme disease is called “erythema migrans” greater than 5cm with low-grade fever, fatigue, headache and...