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  • Nicaragua reports 59 cases of H1N1 flu

    Managua, 21 jul (dpa) - Nicaragua reported from February to June of 2013 180 confirmed cases of influenza, of which 59 are of the type A (H1N1), said today the Ministry of health (MINSA).According to the report by the MOH, influenza is a disease that more incidence was so far in the current rainy season, coupled with the dengue fever affecting some 1,660 people and caused four deaths so far.A bulletin released Sunday by MINSA indicates that they attended until June 23 2,709 suspected flu cases, while in the same period from 2012 were 1936. According to the report this year dominated by cases of type A flu, whose symptoms are milder, although type B accumulates nearly 60 infected.Managua, with 133 cases, is the province most affected by the flu, followed by Esteli with 17 and Matagalpa in the northern region with 14 cases.Fever, dry cough, muscle aches, abundant nasal secretion, are the main signs of the emergence of that evil, which usually occurs in the rainy permanent moisture and sudden variations in temperature, reported the MINSA.





    http://www.elpais.cr/frontend/noticia_detalle/2/83710
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