Respiratory disease expected to rebound 20%
The increase would occur by sudden temperature changes that affect children and the elderly.Posted: Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 05:05 hrs.
Up to 20 percent of the total number of cases could rise in the next two months in Tabasco respiratory diseases such as influenza A H1N1, and acute respiratory infections as a result of temperature changes, affecting mainly children and the elderly. In this regard, Carlos de la Cruz Alcudia, Health Secretary said that during the year-end season, are very frequent respiratory infections, especially in the extreme age of the population: children and older adults in addition to patients with diseases chronic degenerative diseases. therefore anticipated from this next week intensified vaccination campaign against seasonal influenza and H1N1 and H2N2 variants, where it plans to implement more than 461,000 vaccines, especially to vulnerable populations; currently have reported 119 cases of influenza A H1N1 and seasonal influenza 15. Worst affected including children between 6-35 months of age, children 3 to 9 years who have: asthma and other chronic lung diseases, heart disease, HIV, chronic kidney problems , diabetes mellitus and arthritis, plus it will vaccinate all adults over 60 years. Influenza is a highly contagious acute viral disease that occurs with greater intensity during the months of October to May. / mgs