Argentina: The Government admits that there is an outbreak of influenza A in Mendoza
From the Department of Epidemiology, Mendoza admitted that there is an outbreak of influenza in the province. Yesterday reported that a woman died and that other 54 patients with positive test for the H1N1 virus. The first arguments on this point there was an 'relaxation of vaccination. "
This was said Adriana Koch, head of epidemiology in the province, who also said that this is an outbreak. It is very important, stressed-risk groups to be vaccinated, for the rest of the population is a personal decision. "Older adults, pregnant women, postpartum women, and immunocompromised children between six months and 2 years are free dose health centers, hospitals and the vaccination Central ', remarked the doctor.
During the day yesterday, the Ministry of Health reported that a woman of 77 years died in hospital El Carmen and analysis of influenza A were positive
. They also explained that the patient had serious underlying diseases such as chronic heart valve disease with valve replacement, moreover, was not applied dose and was hospitalized for a week. She died on June 17 due to pneumonia.http://www.losandes.com.ar/notas/2011/6 ... 576056.asp