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Sweden: 16 deaths from influenza H1N1

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  • Sweden: 16 deaths from influenza H1N1

    Among those who were diagnosed with swine influenza has 335 sjukhusv?rdats, was of 35 has been calling for intensive care. Six people have died, was of five persons belonging to a risk category.

    In addition to this, a large number of cases of RS-virus have been reported.

    Det cirkulerar ovanligt mycket influensa och andra virus som orsakar luftvägsinfektioner just nu, konstaterar Smittskyddsinstitutet (SMI).

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    Re: Sweden: 6 deaths from influenza H1N1

    36 cases of swine influenza in the county

    since the first cases of G?vleborg 19,970 in December, it has been confirmed that 36 people who have fallen ill in swine influenza. A man from G?strikland have died of the disease, writes Arbetarbladet.

    The deceased man is to have died in the middle of January as a result of his body not borne virus,
    tell smittskyddsl?karen Signar M?kitalo
    - he died after a few days. He was 70 and not vaccinated before, says Signar M?kitalo.
    So far, 36 cases of swine influenza has been confirmed in the county, which is a rapid increase since the first cases were reported.
    But smittskyddsl?karen guess that the number of infected is far more than that.
    "It is many, but it is only those that have taken samples of which we know, says Signar M?kitalo who believe that it is difficult to assess whether it is continuing to spread.

    The Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control estimates that it can increase. But there is much that goes into this, the weather and how we spend time.


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      Re: Sweden: 6 deaths from influenza H1N1

      Influensaaktiviteten is still high for the time, notes Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control. Last week was reported 454 cases of influenza, compared with 626 cases week before. A clear downturn then. All three influensatyper still floating, including swine influenza. To date, 106 Swedes intensivv?rdats on the grounds of swine influenza.
      16 have died, was of almost all belong to a division.