The Diocese of Niagara is intent on doing its bit for the eradication of swine flu. To this end, they have for some time forbidden intinction at the Eucharist:
However, he said, the practice of dipping the wafer, called intinction, may carry a higher risk since fingers are also often dipped into the wine. During the SARS outbreak in Canada, at least one diocese, the Diocese of Niagara (Ontario), banned intinction in its churches. The Anglican Church of Canada published on its website a research report on risks of infection and communion practices.
Of course, when it comes to the spreading of AIDS amongst homosexuals, the diocese is considerably less fastidious about who dips what into whom. This is because so many of its clergy are, themselves, enthusiasts of the practice.