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    First New Flu death of Minor in Yokohama 12 years old


    October 17, Yokohama, Tsuzuki-ku, a small city with a new flu in boy (12) announced that it has died.

    According to the Ministry of Health, the country killed 15 suspected cases, including the second child, a minor is the first time.

    The boy has a fever for two days in bed 39 degrees for three days was groggy, in the same hospital. 14 confirmed influenza infection in new Sun City Health Institute. The boy had a chronic bronchial asthma.

    ( September 17, 2009 21:35 The Yomiuri Shimbun)

    http://www.yomiuri.co.jp/national/ne...OYT1T00992.htm

    Thanks to Makoto for the link

    See also this thread: http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=125250
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    Re: Japan: First New Flu death of Minor in Yokohama 12 years old

    Source in English:

    http://home.kyodo.co.jp/modules/fstS...storyid=460679
    “Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights – that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

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      Re: Japan: First New Flu death of Minor in Yokohama 12 years old

      Boy's death was a simple test negative without antiviral drugs

      September 18 0:20 minutes Sankei delivery

      Infected with pandemic flu, the deaths of minors in the country's first 17, were identified. Boy who died (12) is also in the preliminary test was negative, it was not on antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu.The new track is a series of cases in children's respiratory condition is deteriorating rapidly from the fever, experts are "important treatment as soon as possible" Just when he was encouraging people.

      According to Yokohama, the boy had symptoms such as fever for two days three days three times a simple test was conducted, were negative for both anti-viral drugs were not administered.

      Simple test became negative and even small amounts of viral infection in the body, may be missed. Nakasawa Osamu, chief of infection control rooms, Tokyo Jikei Medical College, "about even if they are infected with the new 3 percent negative response. Why did not you earlier on PCR tests carried out" and questioned.
      This is especially new and young people are vulnerable to infection. Overall 76% of patients hospitalized in the past 19 years. Encephalopathy, such as influenza, the onset of symptoms 1-2 days in some cases become severe, Mr. Nakazawa is a "new epidemic period is assumed, it is too late and sometimes not start treatment as soon as possible," he said.


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