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178 deaths due to respiratory infections and pneumonia in Arequipaa
Thursday, September 6, 2012 | 10:56 a.m.

13 children are in the death toll, the others are adults. (Photo: Reference)

According to the Regional Health Management of Arequipa, the number of people dying from pneumonia increased to 178 , of which 13 are under 5 and other adults.

Representatives of Health in Arequipa noted that acute respiratory infections (ARIs) rose by 12% compared with the previous week . Also reported that in the last week 10 people were killed .

Finally advised people to take preventive measures to avoid these respiratory diseases before the bitter cold that is recorded in the Arequipa region