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Angola: Death of citizen diagnosed with influenza A

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  • Angola: Death of citizen diagnosed with influenza A

    Coming from São Paulo (Brazil), the victim was in isolation, since he was diagnosed with the disease. This is the first death from influenza A, officially reported in the country. In a statement to the Angolan Public Television (TPA), Peliganga Baião said that the health workers with whom the infected patient maintained direct contact are under medical supervision and will wait for a period of seven days. Explained that the disease transmissibility time is seven days. /> He stressed that four other people, including family members and health personnel, presented symptoms, but the results turned out to be negative. On the surveillance at the airports, has announced the existence of a microscope at the place of passage, with ability to assess the temperature of patients.