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  • 21 people died from H1N1 flu in Georgia

    The H1N1 virus, known as the swine flu, has caused the death of already two persons in Georgia, the republic's Minister of Health Davit Sergeenko said.
    According to him, the first person died yesterday morning in Adjara, the second person died yesterday in Kutaisi.
    "About 63 cases of influenza have been reported in the last 3 weeks and 95% of them were H1N1," director of the National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health Amiran Gamkrelidze said.
    He added that there is no epidemic situation in the country and the virus was spread not only in Georgia but in Europe as well, reported.
    Gamkrelidze called on the population to show special caution regarding the swine flu.
    Last edited by tetano; January 5, 2019, 02:27 AM.

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    One more victim of alleged H1N1-woman died in Gori

    In Gori, the 32-year-old woman died of H1N1 virus. The woman living in the village of Tortiza brought her to the Gori Clinical Hospital late last night with flu symptoms, but she could not save her. Due to the complicated situation, the patient died in a few hours after being taken to hospital. Prior to arriving at Gori Clinic Hospital, the family was taken to another private clinic where she did not receive it.
    Two people have died in the recent H1N1 virus.


    • #3
      H1N1 virus claims eight lives in Georgia

      At least eight people have died due to the H1N1 virus in Georgia, according to the country?s public health center head on Friday.

      Amiran Gamkrelidze, director general of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia, said there was not an outbreak in the country, while the deceased contacting the virus had various chronic illnesses.

      Gamkrelidze added that the virus was not expected to become an epidemic.


      • #4
        158 cases of H1N1 virus have been confirmed as laboratory

        158 cases of H1N1 virus have been confirmed laboratory. Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health Amiran Gamkrelidze says that the morbidity rate decreased compared to last week. According to him, from today 5 primary healthcare institutions will work from 10:00 to 22:00, and clinics will be transferred to 24 hours from tomorrow. "Laboratory diagnostics at this stage has no importance for starting treatment.


        • #5
          Death Toll From Swine Flu In Georgia Climbs To 9

          TBILISI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 07th January, 2019) The number of victims of swine influenza in Georgia has increased to nine, local media reported on Monday.
          Last week, Amiran Gamkrelidze, the Caucasus country's Center for Disease Control director, said that six people have died in Georgia from swine flu over one month, while 144 cases have been confirmed in a laboratory.

          The most recent case is a 40-year old woman, who passed away following hospitalization, according to the Rustavi 2 broadcaster.
          The CDC chief said that the spread of the respiratory disease, caused by the H1N1 strain, was progressing at a moderate rate, but the number of complications surpassed those recorded in 2018. Gamkrelidze stressed that Georgia was "far away from a pandemic."


          • #6
            H1N1 Claims Lives of 10 People in Georgia

            So called Swine Flu, H1N1 killed 10 people in Georgia. The information was released by the Director of the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and Public Health Amiran Gamkrelidze.
            Gamkrelidze noted that the number of virus cases has decreased in January.
            He added there were 277 cases in late December while now there are 254 cases of influenza in the country.
            ?An epidemic limit for the country is 450,000 ? 500,000 cases while at present we have 254,000. This week we will observe the situation and the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education will jointly make a decision if it is necessary to suspend studies at the educational institutions or not,? he said.



            • #7
              Thirteen people die of swine flu in Georgia

              Thirteen people have died in Armenia?s neighboring country Georgia of swine flu (H1N1) during the past one month.
              ?Quarantine has been declared by all the big medical establishments of the country,? Georgian Rustavi TV channel.
              Some 162 cases of swine flu have been registered.



              • #8
                H1N1 virus claims life of young mother in Tbilisi

                According to preliminary data, a 26-year-old woman who gave birth to a child a few days ago died at the National Gudushauri Medical Center in Tbilisi, due to complications from the flu, the director of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Amiran Gamkrelidze, reported.
                "We can not confirm what caused the death, but doctors say that she had the flu," Sputnik-Georgia quotes him as saying.
                The life of the child is not in danger.



                • #9
                  In Georgia, 15 people died from the H1N1 virus

                  The director of the National Center for Disease Control of the Georgian Ministry of Health, Amiran Gamkrelidze, reported that 15 people died from the H1N1 virus in recent months, reports TASS. Neighboring countries close borders.
                  RSouth Ossetia and the Georgian border closed at 8 pm Moscow time on Friday due to the threat of the H1N1 flu virus entering the Republic. According to the State Security Committee of South Ossetia (KGB), the country's security council held an emergency meeting on January 10 due to an outbreak of the H1N1 (swine flu) in Georgia.
                  North Ossetia also introduced improved control measures at the Russian-Georgian border at the Upper Lars checkpoint due to the outbreak of swine flu. This was reported by the head of the department of epidemiological surveillance of the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor, Fatima Bekuzarova.



                  • #10
                    Georgian H1N1 Death Toll now at 17

                    A total of 17 people have so far died from H1N1, the so-called swine flu, in Georgia, says the Georgian National Disease Control Center (NCDC).
                    NCDC Head Amiran Gamkreldze stated flu illness figures per 100,000 persons is 253 cases, adding virus cases have decreased compared to the previous weeks.
                    He noted that hospitalization rate decreased to 31%, which is 10% less compared to the cases reported in the last week of December.
                    Gamkrelidze also added that the hospitalization rate in children decreased from 46% to 26%.



                    • #11
                      18 die in Georgia from H1N1 complications
                      YEREVAN, JANUARY 18, ARMENPRESS. 18 people, including a pregnant woman and a 10-month-old baby, have died in Georgia from H1N1 (Swine Flu)-related complications as of January 18, the Georgian media report.
                      Earlier it was reported about 17 deaths.
                      Meanwhile, the Georgian healthcare ministry has repeatedly stated that there is no threat of epidemic in the country.



                      • #12
                        Up to 750 people in Georgia treated against flu

                        Tbilisi. 22 January. REPORT.AZ/ Nearly 750 people in Georgian hospitals are being treated against flu virus, Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia Amiran Gamkrelidze said.
                        According to Report, Amiran said two weeks ago the figure exceeded 900 people: "According to last week's figures, infection was found in 251 people per 100,000 residents. Two weeks ago this figure was 253. The number is declining. Cases of hospitalization with acute respiratory viral infections have dropped from 46 to 26 percent."
                        Gamkrelidze noted that the cases of appeals for emergency medical assistance for acute respiratory infections have dropped all over the country, including Tbilisi.
                        Notably, 19 people have been killed from A (H1N1) virus called swine flu in Georgia.



                        • #13
                          48-year-old woman died in H1N1 virus in Batumi

                          Adjara public health center confirmed that 48-year-old woman died yesterday in Batumi had H1N1 virus, the same swine flu. The patient was breathing in a medical institution. According to Adjara TV , there are only 6 people in H1N1 virus in Adjara. The public health center says that the flu virus has decreased in medical institutions, and in the resuscitation department, mostly patients who have chronic illnesses in the parallel virus.



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                            Another victim of swine flu: A 30-year-old man died in H1N1 in Tbilisi

                            In Tbilisi, a 30-year-old man has been diagnosed with H1N1 virus. According to family members, a young man in the clinic Symptoms of swine influenza virus were placed. The relatives of the deceased say that his condition was severe. So called The swine flu virus has not been confirmed yet.
                            According to the latest information, 20 people are swallowed by swine flu.



                            • #15
                              In Marneuli, 55-year-old man died of H1N1

                              In Marneuli, 55-year-old man died of H1N1. The man was taken to a hospital in Marneuli at "Aversi" clinic on January 16. He is still alive at the breath. As a result of laboratory investigations, Swine flu was diagnosed.