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Armenia: 170 cases of H1N1 flu - 18 deaths

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  • #16
    Swine flu toll rises to 14 in Armenia
    19:38, 15.01.2016

    YEREVAN. - The complication of H1N1 virus (swine fly) has caused one more death in Armenia. According to the source of Armenian News, Garik Sakhoyan, 23, died at Yerevan's Erebuni Medical Center today.
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    • #17
      About 700 people released from Armenian hospitals over past five days after recovering from acute respiratory diseases

      YEREVAN, January 18. /ARKA/. About 700 people were released from Armenian hospitals over the past five days after recovering from acute respiratory diseases, including 592 children and youngsters below 18, an official representative of the health ministry Anahit Haytayan wrote on her page in Facebook.

      According to her, 241 of them had been diagnosed to have pneumonia. Haytayan also reported that 15 people with H1N1 virus (swine flu) were removed from intensive care units to hospital rooms.
      The death tool from swine flu rose last week to 14. They all suffered from other chronic diseases and were said to have died from complications caused by H1N1 virus.


      • #18
        Two more deaths from swine flu reported by Armenian health authorities

        YEREVAN, January 18. / ARKA /. Two more people have died in Armenia today from H1N1 virus subtype (swine flu), despite the doctors' ten-day efforts to save their lives, the ministry of health reported. The latest deaths have raised the death toll from the disease to 16.

        Both patients had been admitted to medical centers with bilateral pneumonia on January 9 in critical condition, and one of them was also diagnosed with severe cardiopulmonary failure, the ministry said.

        The ministry of health says about 450-500 deaths from pneumonia were reported each year over the past six years from 2009 to 2014 and most of these cases were recorded in winter season being due to the intensification of the seasonal flu.

        "This year, thanks to numerous warnings of the ministry of health the people's vigilance has increased and over the past few days the number of people seeking medical help in the earlier period of the disease has surged. The ministry is closely watching the situation given the fact that flu is often accompanied by complications in the form of heavy pneumonia,' the agency said.

        As of January 18, seven patients, diagnosed with pneumonia were in critical condition. Doctors continue to fight for their lives.


        • #19
          Armenia: 2 more cases of death from H1N1

          In Armenia 2 more cases of death from H1N1 on January, 20th are fixed. As passes, this information has confirmed the press-secretary of Ministry of Health of Armenia Анаит Айтаян. As she said, two women who have late addressed to doctors have died. Their condition has been estimated as the heaviest.


          • #20
            Armenian Schoolchildren Get Long Winter Break Due To Swine Flu

            Armenian officials say winter holidays have been prolonged for a third time due to a deadly outbreak of swine flu.
            The Health Ministry said on January 21 that the winter holidays for high schools across the Caucasus nation had been prolonged until February 1.
            That is the third prolongation of the school winter holidays this month caused by the H1N1 flu virus known as swine flu.
            An Armenian official said earlier that 18 H1N1 patients had died in the country since January 1.