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Passengers on flights through Vancouver International Airport on February 24th and 27th may have been exposed to measles

B.C. extends free HPV coverage to boys

Measles alert: did you fly from Beijing to Vancouver March 3? Or were you at YVR then?

Passengers on a flight from Beijing to Vancouver could be at risk of getting measles. An individual who was on Air China flight CA991 from Beijing arriving in Vancouver March 3rd at 9:30 a.m. developed symptoms of measles after their arrival. This person was infectious during the flight.   

Take a shot in the arm to #FightfluBC

Protecting yourself and others from the flu can be as easy as a quick roll of the sleeve and a poke in the arm.
Health Minister Terry Lake and provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall did just that today to announce that the influenza vaccine is now available throughout the province.

HPV immunization program expanded to vulnerable boys

Give your immunity a boost for National Immunization Awareness Week

Passengers on Air China flight from Beijing to Vancouver on March 21st may have been exposed to measles