There is an outbreak of H1N1 at a potash mine near Bethune, Saskatchewan.
Several workers have complained of flu like symptoms at K+S Potash mine. So far, one person has been hospitalized and five more cases are being investigated.
Dr. Maurice Hennink, Deputy Medical Health Officer for the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region says they are in contact with K+S officials to prevent further cases.
Hennik says respiratory viruses like these are fairly common within confined dormant spaces like mines.