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  • In Puebla did not pick up the H1N1, only 3 cases: Ssa
    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

    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.

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    Re: In Puebla did not pick up the H1N1, only 3 cases: Ssa
    Spanish to English translation

    Puebla records three cases of H1N1 Influenza
    Jorge Aguilar Chedraui, Minister of Health considers that there is no cause for alarm, since the presence of three cases reveals an innocent behavior of the virus

    Puebla | Thursday March 31 2011
    Xochitl Rangel / Correspondent | The Universal

    In Puebla, there have been three cases of influenza in the middle of the new outbreak of the disease , confirmed Chedraui Jorge Aguilar, head of the Ministry of Health .

    "We have three confirmed cases is significantly less than we've had in years past, there is no risk that could generate a critical situation, we are taking preventive measures," he said in an interview.

    Therefore considered that there is no cause for alarm in the state of Puebla, as the presence of three positive cases of H1N1 influenza reveals innocent behavior of the virus.

    He explained that patients with H1N1 are a child of three years of age, a child of seven years and a 31, all from the capital city.

    He said the carriers and were treated at the Southern General Hospital and are now at rest to prevent contagion in their places of study or work.

    However, the official urged the population to increase preventive measures related mainly to personal cleanliness and the rooms as well as the implementation of the trivalent influenza vaccine.

    Hepatitis risk in schools

    In other topics, the official said that there is a risk of an outbreak of Hepatitis A, Elementary School "Emiliano Zapata", located at km 4.5 of the federal highway to Atlixco, where two children had to be isolated to prevent massive infection.

    He argued that those suspected of acquiring this virus are absent justification classes to prevent the spread of the disease.

    He recalled that to prevent this and other diseases is important chlorination of water, washing hands to avoid foods made in public.

    Finally, he announced that an agreement to manage the 217 municipalities to ensure chlorination of municipal and regional water supply.