Spanish to English translation
Wednesday , 30 March 2011
La Jornada de Oriente - Puebla - Health
In Puebla did not pick up the H1N1, only 3 cases: Ssa
OCAMPO FARĶAS AMERICA
According to an epidemiological report from the federal Health Secretariat (SSA), in Puebla cases of H1N1 and seasonal influenza are not reputable, as has happened in entities such as Chihuahua, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan and Guerrero.
However, in the first quarter of the year, cases of pneumonia and bronchopneumonia showed a slight increase, since in this period 134 cases were recorded during the same period, but last year.
The holder of the General Secretariat of Government, Fernando Manzanilla Prieto, reported that so far this year there has been no death from the H1N1 influenza virus, and that health authorities are putting in place measures to prevent a rebound cases, which is a stable incidence since last year.
According to epidemiological bulletin of the Federal Ministry of Health, January to March 19 this year have been reported in the state of Puebla three cases of the H1N1 virus and five seasonal influenza virus.
Nationally, the federal Secretary of Health Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos, announced that there was an increase in cases of influenza virus in some states.
He noted that the incidence of H1N1 virus from 7 to 17 percent in the last four weeks, also confirmed that in Chihuahua and added five killed by the virus.