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    Patient died in Sisak: Sixth victim of swine flu?

    Zagreb, 18.11.2009., 20:50 | BV

    In the afternoon, the infectious ward of Sisak General Hospital Ivo Pedi?ić, the patient died with symptoms of swine flu.

    According to unofficial information, it is the IC (55) from Repusnica in Kutina.

    On Sunday afternoon I reported to the Health Center Kutina because he felt the symptoms that indicate the swine flu. From kutinskog Home health emergency vehicle has arrived in Sisak and located on the department where he is and his wife.

    From the hospital confirmed that the patient died, but all information will be available on Thursday, writes the Evening Gazette. The wife is still undergoing treatment and her condition is stable.

    Ministry of Health announced today that since the appearance of pandemic influenza viruses to date in Croatia, a total of 11,916 affected, which includes clinical and laboratory confirmed cases together.

    Among them, about 10,000 persons suffered pandemic flu without complications. The difference in the sum of daily data and the numbers affected is a consequence of the transition to a new way of recording the number of patients in accordance with the instructions of the World Health Organization (WHO), whereby the number of patients monitored and recorded weekly, and not a day that has so far been the case.

    With pandemic influenza to date linking five deaths - two in Split and Zagreb, and one in Zabok.

    Ministar zdravstva Darko Milinović izjavio je da je u Hrvatskoj zabilježeno oko 12 tisuća oboljelih od virusa pandemijske gripe (H1N1), te poručio da je hrvatski zdravstveni sustav u potpunosti spreman.
    ?Addressing chronic disease is an issue of human rights ? that must be our call to arms"
    Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief The Lancet

    ~~~~ Twitter:@GertvanderHoek ~~~ ~~~