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  • Expected outbreak of influenza AH1N1

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    Baja California
    Expected outbreak of influenza AH1N1

    Jose Bustamante Moreno, Secretary of Health of the entity.
    The state is constant vigilance: Bustamante
    El Sol de Tijuana
    January 14, 2012

    by Ana Luz Sanchez Aguirre Tijuana .- Given the recent outbreaks of H1N1 influenza that have occurred inside the country, the Ministry of Health of Baja California does not lower their guard in preventive measures against this disease, said Health Secretary entity, Jos? Bustamante Moreno. In this regard, the agency said there have been no cases of influenza AHIN1, much less has been a resurgence, this based on research conducted by epidemiologists from the Ministry of Health, which is reinforced permanently to vaccination, which is fit enough for the whole population. He said that in Baja California there have been no new cases, so stressed that epidemiological surveillance continues and continues working in coordination with the Health Sector for the timely detection cases and provide appropriate treatment for a favorable recovery. Bustamante Moreno said it was important that people do not neglect preventive measures, among which are: wash hands frequently, stay away from people with respiratory infection no kissing or shaking hands, not sharing food, glasses or cutlery. It should cover your mouth when sneezing or coughing up the forearm, not your hand, in the presence of fever higher than 38 degrees, coughing, frequent or intense, headache, loss of appetite, nasal congestion or general malaise, you should go immediately to your nearest health center unit title. Bustamante Moreno Baja California urged people not to let up in preventive measures, and stressed that the most important thing is not self-medicate to avoid complications.