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At least 20 cases of H3N2 influenza, not H1N1 cases: SSA.
With Denise Maerker


January 11, 2013
More than 60 percent of positive cases have been detected are influenza B and 39 percent are for H3N2, does not mean that there is some, but it has not been confirmed H1N1 cases.

Pablo Kuri Morales, deputy director of Prevention and Promotion of the Ministry of Health, confirmed that at least 20 cases of influenza this season compared to the same period last year but 1 to January 10, there were more than 400 cases in Mexico.

Interviewed by Denise Maerker, the official made it clear that this does not mean that there will be, so it could be anticipated that an increase in cases in the coming weeks, because this is a period of about three months, you will have to observe the behavior of influenza.

"January, February and March are the three months that could have the greatest peak, we have not seen a major upswing, only to be noted that 98 percent of what the United States has been confirmed, no H1N1 influenza was the H3N2 but by that is, not the pandemic strain that concerns us both, "he said.

He explained that there is more than 60 percent of positive cases have been detected are influenza B and 39 percent are for H3N2, and until now does not mean that there is some, but it has not been confirmed cases H1N1.

He recalled that last year, was brought to these dates confirmed 473 cases of H1N1.

Reported that starts today issue of the weekly bulletin of the situation of the cold and flu season and one of the recommendations made is that people who are in risk groups are vaccinated.

Similarly, today said it was a 50 percent improvement of vaccination against influenza, which is about 10 million people and is that last year walked at 25 percent.

He said that the health sector will vaccinate about 23 million people, as these doses are free.

It also announced that it spoke to the people of the U.S. Health to see if there is a national alert, but if not there has been a spike in the last report of January 4th realize a significant increase in their cases of influence but not dominate the H1N1.

According to this report, there are 29 states where there is what they call the high transmissibility, 10 where it is low-moderate and 9 states where it is very low, you will see how it evolves, because it comes from north to south, and Mexico will attentive, while it has a high vaccination coverage.