Influenza, out of control in Chiapas, 13 are dead
Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chis., July 15 (approved) .- The state Health Department confirmed today that the influenza virus A/H1N1 is out of control in the entity and to report the death of 13 people.
In a communique, the agency also noted that until last Tuesday, 14 thousand 980 were confirmed cases of people infected with the virus, of which more than 300 thousand are concentrated in the central region of Chiapas.
Yesterday, the federal Health Ministry, headed by José Ángel Córdova Villalobos, Chiapas and Yucatan sent medical brigades for a human influenza outbreak, noting that while it has stabilized in Yucatan, Chiapas has not been brought under control, then daily recorded between 100 and 130 cases.
Despite the seriousness of the problem, Governor Juan Sabines said that although the numbers are rising every day, the pandemic has not been removed from control in Chiapas.
It explained that to ensure the health of the population has purchased medical equipment at a cost of 43 million pesos, and has hired more nurses and medical specialists, in addition to constantly provide training workshops.