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    9 confirmed cases of seasonal influenza
    By: Primitivo Lopez
    Date :2012-11-23

    Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas. - The last three suspected cases of seasonal influenza emerged two weeks ago and were sent to the laboratory of Ciudad Victoria, the state capital for confirmation.
    . - So far this year in Nuevo Laredo were detected 52 suspected cases of Influenza Seasonal known now, of which 9 have been positive.
    The influenza virus was no longer called Influenza A H1N1, because there is no pandemic, as happened in 2009.
    So far, three different influenza virus under control with the application of more than 9 milvacunas, in a month.
    Ortegon Gregory, coordinator of Medical Services of the Sanitary District V reported that "we have nine positive cases, you have to remind all citizens that it is a case of seasonal influenza, and made history on H1N1, was when he was a very important outbreak in 2009. "
    The Sanitary District 5 received a batch of more than 30,000 seasonal influenza vaccine, which protects against influenza virus A H1N1 and A H2N3 and Influenza B.
    "They came to our jurisdiction over 30 thousand doses of influenza vaccine which we are applying to all citizens so requires, we have strategic points in various locations in the city," said Ortegon.
    Older adults, pregnant women, people with diseases such as cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, diabetes and hypertension are the most vulnerable to contracting seasonal influenza in the winter season.
    One patient said: "more than anything to prevent the flu and all diseases and see who comes the cold."
    "To prevent illness ban this, but right now they still do not have put it," said Catalina Cruz.
    Thanks to prompt medical treatment they received, patients affected are recuprerating health.