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Switzerland - H1N1 Widespread

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  • Switzerland - H1N1 Widespread

    The seasonal influenza wave has grasped all regions of Switzerland. In the first week of the year flu viruses were proved in about half of the examined deductions. Responsibly for head for the illnesses is the pork flu virus H1N1.
    With it the H1N1 virus dominates "increasingly" this year's influenza wave, holds on the Federal Office for health (BAG) on his website. From 68 in the national center for Influenzaviren to examined deductions 53 percent or 36 tests contained flu viruses - in 33 (92 percent) of it the pork flu virus was proved.
    Especially youngsters and young adults are concerned between 15 and 29 years. People suffer from the least one more than 65 years in influenza symptoms.
    The influenza is widespread in particular in the cantons to gray alliances and Ticino, followed by the Westschweiz: Geneva, Neuenburg, Vaud and Valais. In the Nordwestschweiz the influenza ties up nowadays in the least person in the bed.,1669260

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    Re: Switzerland - H1N1 Widespread


    Wednesday, 2 February, 2011, 13:15
    Flu continues to plague Switzerland

    The flu epidemic picked up steam in Switzerland last week, federal health officials said on Wednesday.

    The number of cases rose to 33 from 25 cases per 1,000 people from the previous week, according to the latest figures...