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  • Portugal: 82 in ICU from H1N1 flu in two months

    The epidemic of flu A is in the origin of 10 % of the patients interned in the unities of intensive cares, tend towards been already hospitalized 82 due to the stock of the virus H1N1. In the January and February, in the Continent, 45 persons were interned, five of which did not survive.

    According to the last report of the National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, it the question is an expressive increase face to the 5 interned by flu in equal period of last year. Most of the cases turned back in the Continent took place in the district of Inhabitant of Coimbra, when three patients died in the Hospitals of the University of Inhabitant of Coimbra. In the hospital of Portalegre two persons died. The epidemic of the flu A led still to the hospitalization of 37 in the Third island, in the Azores, spread in Friday the secretary of the Health of the Azores, Lu?s Cabral. 37 cases were detetados in the Hospital of Holy Spirit of the Third island, but Lu?s Cabral pointed out what in accordance with the statistical data of the Regional Direction of Health ' still did not happen serious cases '.

    The epidemic that infected six thousand in the last week still did not reach the maximum of infected. Also in Spain the flu A already killed 15 and 67 they died in France. In Europe they were hospitalized from September, 1700 persons in result of the flu A.Recorde-se that the stock H1N1, this dominant year in the epidemic of flu in Portugal, was responsible in 2009 for a pandemia that provoked the death of 122 in Portugal, when there was still not the vaccine. The disease revealed to be particularly aggressive in pregnant, childish and young.

    http://www.cmjornal.xl.pt/detalhe/no...-em-dois-meses

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    Re: Portugal: 82 in ICU from H1N1 flu in two months

    Public hospitals have 40 patients interned in the intensive cares with flu A

    Most of the patients have less than 50 years, but they presents associate factors of risk.




    http://www.rtp.pt/noticias/index.php...=122&visual=61

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