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  • SSA: 40 dead during cold season/confirmed 209 cases of influenza

    http://www.aztecanoticias.com.mx/not...porada-de-frio
    Spanish-English translation

    SSA: 40 dead during cold season
    The Health Ministry reported that as of January 24, there were 40 deaths in the cold season, confirmed 209 cases of influenza.
    Source
    Notimex
    January 25, 2013
    20:13 hrs

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    Mexico City. - Since the beginning of the cold season until January 24, 2013 there were 40 deaths from hypothermia, carbon monoxide poisoning and burns, announced the Ministry of Health (SSA).
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    For influenza, from 1 to 24 January 2013 were confirmed 209 cases, of which 86 were type B virus (41 percent), 102 influenza A (H3N2) (49 percent), 17 by influenza A (eight percent), one A (H1N1) and three more not achieved virus subtyping.
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    In a statement, the agency said that of the 40 deaths occurred in Chihuahua identified 22, 10 in Sonora, Coahuila three, one in Durango, one in California, one in two in Tamaulipas and Zacatecas.
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    He said maintaining surveillance throughout the country by the cold season, especially in areas where there is the lowest temperature, because it increases the frequency of acute respiratory infections and the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning carbon, hypothermia or burns.
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    To reduce the risks, he said, is important to be careful with heating systems that do not breathe gases which cause poisoning of people, keeping ventilated rooms where there are heat sources such as fireplaces, heaters, stoves or braziers.
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    Recommended to people that if you must use candles do not leave them on and watch them as they can cause a fire, in addition to ensuring that coal stoves, electric and gas are clear of curtains and meet the recommendations of Protection Civil.
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    Also go to temporary shelters when the Civil Protection Unit of the village tell of intense cold, or stay inside guarded home and seek out only when necessary, and use enough blankets at night and early morning is when the temperature drops.
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    Also try to stay dry as moisture cools the body quickly and keep children away from stoves and braziers.
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