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    H1N1 virus kills 5 in Morocco
    Date 1/31/2019 8:17:45 PM

    (MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Five people have died after contracting the H1N1 virus, the Moroccan Health Minister Anas Doukkali said Thursday, Trend reported citing Xinhua.

    In a statement to Morocco's official MAP news agency, Doukkali said deaths from the H1N1 flu have been reported in both public and private facilities...
    Last edited by tetano; February 2, 2019, 10:00 AM.

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    H1N1 Kills 4 More People in Morocco, 9 in Total

    Doukkali said today in a statement to Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) that the outbreak is ?normal? compared to previous years. The flu?s first victim was a pregnant woman, 34, who died on Monday in Casablanca and whose baby, delivered by emergency caesarean, also died. The ministry did not confirm whether H1N1 also caused the baby?s death. On Thursday evening, a second death was reported.
    At Thursday?s weekly government press conference, Government Spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi announced that only two people had died of the flu, the pregnant woman and a 68-year-old woman who had other chronic diseases. The Ministry of Health announced Thursday night that five people had died of H1N1 in both public and private health facilities. Following the news of the H1N1 outbreak, Moroccans expressed concern about their health.


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      Death Toll in Morocco Due to H1N1 Rises to 11

      Rabat ? Two more people in Morocco have died from H1N1, raising the total number of deaths to 11. According to the Ministry of Health, the ongoing ?epidemiological situation remains normal compared with the previous season. The ministry said that an analysis carried out on 684 samples of people with influenza syndrome or severe acute respiratory infections showed the virus in 160 samples.
      The statement of the ministry added that ?for cases in public and private health facilities, the Ministry found that out of a total of 58 people who tested positive for H1N1, 15 patients were cured, while 32 patients are still receiving treatment.?


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        H1N1 flu : Death toll reaches 16, according to the government's spokesperson

        Moroccan government's spokesperson Mustapha El khalfi announced on Tuesday, February the 5th, in Rabat that 16 people died after catching the H1N1 flu, reports MAP news agency. The Minister indicated that 20 people have fully recovered while 36 others are still undergoing treatment in public and private health facilities.

        The deaths are mostly related to complications, listed by the Health ministry, including age, pregnancy, and chronic diseases.

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          Fifteen schoolchildren from Ankal commune in El Haouz region who showed signs of H1N1 contamination were transported to the Marrakech University Hospital Center.

          According to the publication of Al Massae newspaper on Thursday, February 7th, 15 schoolchildren were evacuated to Amizmiz hospital and then transferred to the Marrakach University Hospital because they showed signs of swine flu contamination.
          According to the daily, other children hospitalized in the hospital "Mother and child" of the University Hospital would also have swine flu. One of them would be in critical condition and currently in intensive care.

          Quinze écoliers issus de la commune Ankal dans la région d'El Haouz qui présentaient des signes de contamination d'H1N1ont été transportés au centre hospitalier universitaire de Marrakech. Selon la parution du jeudi 7 février du quotidien Al Massae, 15 écoliers ont été évacués à l'hôpital d'Amizmiz puis transférés au centre…