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In Michoacan 363 positive cases of flu A

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    Morelia, Michoacan.-Since the beginning of the winter season to the last week of February, added 363 positive cases of Influenza A/H1N1 in Michoacán, with higher incidence in the population from 15 to 40 years of age. The number of deaths stands at 7, of which 1 December is past and the 6 remaining for the first two months of the 2012.El Secretary of health in Michoacán, Rafael Díaz Rodríguez, reported on the latest reported statistics of the behaviour of the new Influenza virus in the entity, which notes a decrease compared to previous weeks'it seems that the incidence is beginning to decrease', however he summoned the Michoacan to practice prevention measures.It was reported that so far the State laboratory of public health 758 have processed samples, of which 363 were positive (48 per cent) and 369 negative (52 per cent). Of the total cases, 151 are male and 212 female.By age range, in a 48.76 percent positive A/H1N1 cases have been presented in population of 20 to 44 years of age and 22 per cent in children and young people from 5 to 19 years; the rest are located in the ends in under 5 years of age and older adults.