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Woman dies of suspected influenza A in Pará
He died yesterday one more person with suspected influenza A (H1N1). Ana Victoria Moreira da Silva e Silva, 23, may be the 9th fatality from the disease this year alone. She died in Hospital Emergency Municipal Mário Pinotti, located in the lane 14 March For the family, there was medical negligence, as the medication for the disease, Tamiflu was prescribed for only a couple about 12 hours after she had given entering the hospital.
Lorenz Luzia da Silva, Ana Victoria's aunt, said her niece was experiencing flu symptoms since last week, but I was studying for an open and therefore did not seek medical advice immediately. But on Sunday, would have done the test and was hospitalized for Curuçá, a town where he lived. "She was very chest pain, fever, cough and fatigue," he explains.
The possible victim of influenza A was, nursing and hospital internship of Curuçá, northeast of the state. She transferred from the city came on the morning of Wednesday, reaching to PSM March 14 at around 11am, second Luzia Lorenz. The doctors suspected was pneumonia.
"Upon arrival at the emergency room, the health of Ana Victoria got worse. We spent the whole afternoon begging for the doctor of Tamiflu for her, because only here was told that my niece could be with influenza A. Even with the insistence, only gave the drug to her for about 23h, but then it was too late. "
In PSM, was collecting material for the examination for the presence of H1N1 virus, but the result should only go out next week.
The couple, according Luiza Lorens, would have fainted several times during the night and had three cardiac arrests followed, which would, in fact, caused his death. "She begged me to take off here. This morning was expecting to be able to transfer it to the Barros Barreto, who is the referral hospital, but unfortunately the worst happened. I just think it took a lot to do the necessary procedures, "reports.
Ana's mother Victoria, Domenica Moreira, was very upset at the loss of his daughter and came to harm in receiving the emergency room, where the family was awaiting the release of the body. She and another daughter, Paula Regina Mota, who had contact with Ana Victoria are being treated with Tamiflu, should also have been infected with the H1N1 virus.
Family members say that probably the wake and funeral of Ana Victoria should happen Curuçá, where the girl lived with her parents and two sisters.
In a statement, Sesma said Ana Victoria was hospitalized with severe pneumonia and, in his own Wednesday, the Department of Health Surveillance of Sesma fired and made the collection of blood for examination, since the examination of nasal secretion can only be done three to five days after onset of symptoms and information about the Hospital Curuçá stated that the girl was hospitalized eight days. It says that "the patient has had X-ray, medication, took antibiotics, did inhalation of oxygen and medication for the flu."
On the possible delay in drug administration, the press reported that every time the patient was being serviced properly.
"On Wednesday it was registered in the central beds and waiting for transfer to the Hospital Barros Barreto, reference in this type of treatment. However, yesterday morning, Ana Victoria had three cardiac arrests followed, went to the room resuscitation HPSM, but could not resist and joined in death, "said a statement.
In 2010, the Sespa recorded 112 reported cases hospitalized, 46 confirmed and 8 deaths.
Of the fatalities, four were women, one with heart disease and diabetes, a chronic lung disease, one out of the risk group and one is still under investigation.
The municipalities that recorded deaths caused by influenza A, according to Sespa: São Paulo (1 case), Belém (1), Benevides (1), Bragança (1), Cameta (3) and Parauapebas (1).
>> Sesma ensures that starts today vaccination for pregnant women
As of today, according to the Municipal Health Secretariat of Bethlehem (Sesma), all health units and several family health in the capital are already available vaccine against influenza A (H1N1) for pregnant women. The professionals of health are being immunized since last Tuesday.
Sergio Pimentel, Sesma holder, explained that there was misinformation from the Department of Health (Sespa) to disclose that the anticipation for the vaccination of pregnant women would begin on Wednesday. "The agreement between the state and city was that the immunization of pregnant women, which begin only in March 22, would be expected in the March 8 and could be held throughout the vaccination period, but nothing was passed on availability of vaccines this week, "he explains.
Because of the misinformation Sesma, according to Pimentel, directed to professionals working in vaccination to immunize pregnant women who, by chance, from reaching clinics. That, if the unit has already received the vaccine.
He assured, however, that from today all the health centers are already adequately resourced to ensure the immunization of pregnant women and health professionals. The secretary also said that dentists can also be vaccinated. "We decided to turn into truth misinformation provided by Sespa. There is no logic to anticipate a campaign that is national, "he said.
Throughout the vaccination campaign, the Sespa will provide 700 thousand doses of vaccine against the H1N1 virus in Bethlehem, and of that total, 28 thousand are already being distributed by Sesma 29 units for the local health units and family health .
"In the islands and in the districts of Outeiro and Mosqueiro vaccination will occur in the same way in the city center, ie, people who fall into categories should seek the clinic nearest," said Carlene Castro, director of Department of Health Surveillance of Sesma. An alert, according to Castro, is that the emergency rooms in Bethlehem - 14 March and Guama - it will offer the vaccine in any of the stages of the campaign.