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Flu outbreak declared at Guelph General Hospital

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An influenza outbreak has been declared at Guelph General Hospital.

In a news release, hospital officials say two patients in the 5 West unit acquired influenza while in hospital.

They say visitors to that unit will be allowed in provided that they wear a mask at all times.

The hospital is also advising people not to visit patients if they are feeling unwell.

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They say if no further cases are reported, the outbreak will be lifted this coming Monday at the earliest.

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