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In Mexico there was a second wave of influenza A that left 10 dead and 632 infected

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  • In Mexico there was a second wave of influenza A that left 10 dead and 632 infected


    Health authorities confirmed the country's Aztec regrowth, leaving only the figures in four days. It affects mainly the south. In Chiapas, the state most affected cases cases quintupled in a month
    These data were released by the Ministry of Health of Mexico.
    The new wave of influenza A infected 632 people and killed another 10 in the last four days, so the authorities should strengthen preventive measures, reported the news agency Europa Press.

    Gatell Hugo Lopez, director of Epidemiology at the National Center for Epidemiological Surveillance, confirmed that the cases were fired in the state of Chiapas, located south of the country. There, in less than a month fivefold in patients with the disease, up to 2664 patients and 19 deaths.

    Meanwhile, Mexico City is in second place in terms of numbers affected, with 2161 people infected, followed by the state of Yucatan (southeastern), where last month tripled the number of cases (from 683 to 1906), according to Mexican newspaper El Universal.

    The authorities are very concerned about the situation, and that between June 23 and July 21 the disease spread to a similar level to the end of April, when the epidemic began.

    And Mexico accounted for 14,861 patients with influenza A virus and 138 deaths, according to the latest report from the health portfolio. While not yet declared a national emergency, the authorities sought to prevent extreme measures to prevent the disease from spreading further.

    Infobae - 24/07/09
    Infobae - 24/07/09 M?xico se produjo una segunda ola de gripe A que dej? 10 muertos y 632 contagiados