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Peru-Arequipa: Nine people die from pneumonia last week

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    En el presente año ya se registra el fallecimiento de 168 personas en su mayoría adultos mayores, debido a los constantes cambios de clima.

    Spanish to English translation

    Arequipa: Nine people die from pneumonia last week
    Wednesday, November 16, 2011 | 3:07 pm

    This year has already recorded the death of 168 people, mostly elderly, due to the constant changes of weather.
    32% increase
    in pneumonia
    The last week in the region Arequipa nine people died from pneumonia, this year totaling 168 deaths by evil.

    Of the nine who died last week, eight are adults between 42 and 80 years old and a newborn, so people should be careful with the constant changes in climate that occur in the region, said the Regional Health Manager Hector Flores Hinojosa.

    Cases of pneumonia increased by 32%, reporting 88 patients, while acute respiratory infections were treated with 7302 patients in one week.

    This year 168 people died, including 30 children under five years and 138 adults, mostly the elderly