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Panama, influenza 2016: 64 deaths and 4150 hospitalized - national alert declared

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  • #31
    4 deaths from A (H1N1) in Veraguas

    The medical director of the hospital Luis "Chicho" Fabrega, Rafael Andrade, confirmed 11 positive cases of influenza virus A (H1N1) in the province of Veraguas, these four have died as reported to the last viernes.El latest death was male patient, 53 years.


    • #32
      In just one month 37 deaths were recorded by the A H1N1 virus

      In thirty days, since the epidemiological alert for influenza virus A H1N1, he declared 37 fatalities has been recorded count salud.Las authorities last six deaths correspond to three of Panama Oeste, one of Veraguas, one of Ngäbe Bugle and another of San Miguelito, of which two were in children under two years old, so he said, Lourdes Garcia, head of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health (MoH) .García added also that of the 37 deaths reported, none had been vacunado.Por its part, Itza Barahona de Mosca, director general of Health MoH said that the vast majority of those who died had risk factors and with some morbidity, but so far, three have evidence of them.

      In this situation, a total of 1,855 people have required hospitalization for severe acute respiratory infection, of which 451 thousand were already discharged and 404 patients remain hospitalized


      • #33
        Two additional deaths from influenza A (H1N1)

        Two people died in the past 48 hours in the influenza A (H1N1), bringing the death toll from the disease to 39.The Dr. Nestor Sosa rose indicated that in all the facilities of the Ministry of Health (MoH), as the Social Security Fund (CSS), will continue to place vaccines against influenza, Monday through Friday, through quotas.


        • #34
          Health: 42 deaths from influenza A (H1N1)

          Health authorities confirmed three new deaths from influenza virus AH1N1, bringing death toll to 42.The Dr. Nestor Sosa, spokesman of the Coordination Group and Health Communication, rises explained that to date the cumulative number of patients hospitalized for severe acute respiratory infections is 2187, 1820 have already been discharged and 366 remain hospitalized..


          • #35
            Fourth death from the virus A (H1N1) in Chiriqui

            In the province of Chiriqui death of an infant 8 months old it was confirmed from the Ngäbe Bugle, who becomes the fourth victim virus influenza A (H1N1) was detained in the maternity hospital infant José Sunday Obaldía in David.



            • #36
              The A (H1N1) does not let up and increase to 50 deaths

              The virus A (H1N1) has eight new fatalities, so increase to 50 deaths, they reported at a press conference health authorities Panamá.El commission spokesman health for coordination and communication on influenza and director the Gorgas Memorial Institute for Health Studies, Nestor Sosa said they have applied 1, 691,000 doses of influenza vaccine throughout the country. "in cases of severe acute of 2,266 hospitalized respiratory infection, have been discharged 2,000 and 266 patients remain hospitalized, "he said Sosa.Resaltó more than 80% of deaths have occurred in people in risk factors and many died after prolonged hospitalization in intensive care units and other associated complications period.



              • #37
                Eight dead in four days by the virus A (H1N1)

                The Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed eight new deaths from the virus A (H1N1) recorded during the last four days.The figure was given yesterday during the customary press conference carried out by the institution on Tuesdays and Fridays. This increases to 50 the number of people killed by the virus.Un just over 80% of the victims were patients with risk factors, age or suffering from chronic diseases. They died after a 'long period' hospitalization in intensive care and other associated complications, authorities of Minsa.Hasta last Tuesday, when the MoH presented the first report of the two week ago, there had been 42 deaths A (H1N1).



                • #38
                  The number of deaths rises to 52 from influenza A (H1N1)

                  Of deaths in Study 2 confirmed by the Influenza A (H1N1) virus, bringing the cumulative number is 52, officials of the Health Committee for Coordination and Comunicación.El MoH reiterated that more than 80% of deaths have occurred in people with risk factors and many of these have died after prolonged hospitalization care units intensivos.Al closure of epidemiological week 26, for the second consecutive week period decreased flu cases recorded and respiratory failure., said the total Minsa.En of cumulative cases of Severe Acute respiratory Infection requiring hospitalization is 2,476 of which 2,179 patients were already discharged. 297 patients remain hospitalized.



                  • #39
                    H1N1 death toll climbs to 60

                    THE DEATH TOLL from the A influenza virus in Panama, thought to have been on the wane, has risen to 60 said the Ministry of Health on Friday July 22. The deaths occurred in public and private hospital facilities. The MoH reiterated that more than 90% of deaths have occurred in people with risk factors and other associated complications, many of them died after a prolonged period of hospitalization in intensive care units The total cumulative cases of severe acute respiratory infection that have required hospitalization is 3, 061 patients, of whom 2, 783 were already discharged. Meanwhile, 278 patients remain hospitalized. The MoH said that that since April 22, over three million doses of influenza vaccine have been ad…



                    • #40
                      MoH: 61 deaths from the virus influenza A (H1N1)

                      The Ministry of Health authorities reported 61 deaths from the spread of influenza virus A (H1N1) in the country, as last epidemiológico.Los report deaths have taken place in various public and private medical facilities in the country, the ministry said Health (MoH).



                      • #41
                        MoH reports another deceased from virus A (H1N1)

                        Victims virus influenza A (H1N1) increased to 62. The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported, on Friday, the death of a person during the last three days and the total cumulative cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) that have required hospitalization is 3,478 patients, of whom 246 remained until yesterday detained in hospitals of country.The health authorities ask citizens to remain vigilant to the extraordinary vaccination against influenza is occurring in across the country, both in MoH facilities, as in the MoH social.El Insurance Fund also maintains the vaccination campaign in schools in coordination with the Ministry of Education and from 22 April to date have applied 1,959, 679 doses of vaccine in the country, including detenidos.El 90% of the dead were patients with risk factors and mostly were in intensive care.



                        • #42
                          Two deaths from influenza A (H1N1) in Bocas

                          The authorities of the Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed two deaths from the virus influenza A (H1N1) in the province of Bocas del Toro.Se is a minor and an elderly from Guabito and Changuinola, respectively, weeks back they had been diagnosed as carriers.



                          • #43
                            MoH reports two more deaths from A (H1N1)

                            During the last two weeks two people died from the virus A (H1N1) were recorded. Thus, the number of deaths from the virus rose to 64 people, in so far this year.The report by the Ministry of Health (MoH) also realizes that the number of people who have been hospitalized for respiratory infection severe acute patients is 4,150, of which 289 are still held in the penultimate hospitales.En MoH report on the virus, dated August 9, 62 deaths were reported and 3,846 people who had been hospitalizadas.La institution clarifies that 90% of deaths have occurred in people with risk factors and many of these died after a prolonged period of hospitalization in intensive care units and other associated complications.



                            • #44
                              Influenza forces Panama child hospital to suspend elective surgeries

                              Children's Hospital of Panama City today temporarily suspended elective surgeries by the increase in patients with severe respiratory infections attending the institution.
                              "This measure will help to give better care to patients care and prevent the spread of infections," he said in a statement the direction of Children's Hospital Dr. Jose Renan Esquivel.Hasta August, 4,150 people had been hospitalized for influenza or respiratory infections in 2016, while deaths from H1N1 add 64.Desde mid-August have increased these cases, which are overcrowded wards intensive care medical center, reported the local television station said TVN.El pediatric hospital will contact their patients to reschedule outpatient surgeries, according to his nota.Las authorities of Panama have maintained an operating intensive vaccination which aims to vaccinate against influenza 75% of the population, ie, 3 million people. until 4 last July, 1.7 million people had been vaccinated.