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  • Croatia: 700 patients with influenza and pneumonia hospitalized in Zagreb this year

    In this year's season of respiratory disease there was a significant increase in cases of influenza and pneumonia because of which in Zagreb's Clinic for Infectious Diseases 700 hospitalized patients, said the director of the Clinic Adriana Vince.


    Because of the flu in the first two months of this year, 174 hospitalized patients, the mean age of 44 years, and the cause of the dominant was the H1N1 virus.

    In the last six months the number of patients with pneumonia was even 20 percent higher than the previous season and in the hospital were admitted 533 patients diagnosed with DMD.

    http://www.blic.rs/Vesti/Svet/540295...-i-upale-pluca

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    Thousands of cases of swine flu in Croatia, the highlight is yet to come

    Flu epidemic in Croatia is in full swing but the peak season only comes to us. So far registered 2,500 patients who were proportionally distributed according to population density counties, say in the Croatian Institute for Public Health (CIPH).

    Our expert on flu Alekandar Simunovic, spec. Epidemiogije in CNIPH says that intense following patients with severe respiratory conditions that are placed on intensive care wards in Zagreb, Split, Rijeka and Osijek, and to take samples of the flu in order to establish

    connection of heavy pneumonia accompanied distress syndrome influenza as possible initiators of such a state.




    But Simunovic recalls that the real climax is yet to come.


    'For now we can talk about the beginning of the epidemic, a culmination

    http://www.tportal.hr/vijesti/znanos...k-slijedi.html

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