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    UAT Student dies of influenza

    Tamaulipas. This year is the first death due to H1N1; to date are 45 cases confirmed and 60 suspected. The student had breathing problems since Jan. 29, it followed six days later.

    Fri, 12/02/2010 - 09:29

    To the maximum house of studies take sanitary measures. Photo: Jose Luis Tapia Victoria .- TSU student dies of influenza-infected human was the Ministry of Health in the state who confirmed the first death caused by human influenza so far this 2010.

    Alfredo Rodr?guez Trujillo, chief of epidemiology at the Tamaulipas Secretariat of Health said it is a student at the Faculty of Sciences and Humanities at the Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas (UAT) campus Ciudad Victoria.

    The 39-year-old had come through since 29 January respiratory complications due to a pattern of severe pneumonia that was complicated, but it was not until 4 February when he was hospitalized and became the laboratory test, then receive appropriate treatment. Wednesday afternoon, Juan Rodriguez Aguilar finally lost his life.

    "He was a patient here in Ciudad Victoria who was treated here at the General Hospital and who had joined about for 6 days was admitted for pneumonia complicated problem, studies are done at the State Laboratory confirmed the presence of virus H1N1, "said epidemiologist.

    After passing the authority undertook a mop and announced Friday vaccination to staff and students of this faculty.

    He said the measures to take are: vaccinate the university population that makes any symptoms of influenza to avoid any possibility that the contagion from spreading said.

    The death of student from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences is the first to result from the H1N1 virus so far this year 2010.

    This added 18 deaths in the state for human influenza since April last date on which virus was detected in Mexico.

    According to statistics from the Ministry of Health during the month and a half has passed this year is the registration of 45 cases confirmed as positive and 60 suspected cases in all in Tamaulipas.

    With the number of confirmed cases in this 2010, added and 3 thousand 50 from the date on which the new virus was detected.

    Trujillo Rodriguez recalled that during 2009, from April to December, there were 18 deaths from influenza A H1N1.

    J. Antonio Rodriguez / MMTV