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    13 cases of influenza in Hermosillo

    Published: 25/01/2013 18:30 By: Roberto Bahena

    Hermosillo, Sonora (PH) are few cases that have arisen during the winter season 2012-2013 in Hermosillo, because until last week had confirmed only 13 cases of two different types of this disease, said Jose Luis Zegarra Alomía.

    The CEO of Municipal Public Health said that this does not exceed the average of previous years, where there was a greater number of cases, so it could be labeled as low circulation of this disease, to the final cut of the Department of Epidemiology of the Ministry State Health.

    "So far this winter season of 2012-2013 that began in October and end in March this year until the last cut was made last week, we had confirmed 13 cases in Hermosillo, laboratory confirmed," said .

    "Of those 13 people, six had seasonal influenza and the other seven influenza B, which are of that normally circulate in these times of year. Not until this court detected influenza pandemic, "he said.

    Alomía Zegarra said that currently there is a cautionary note, regarding travel to the United States, because in the southeastern part of the country, has recorded an increase in the circulation of seasonal influenza, which could jeopardize the a person's health.

    "In the case of the State of Arizona, that would have more contact with whom, to the final cut was made last week, was classified as a moderate transmission irrigated," he argued.

    While states of Eastern and Southern United States are classified as high transmission ability, are the states that do have problems, but this ad is for people who travel to these places take precautions, as they are alerts, "he explained.