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  • Gert van der Hoek
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    Re: Argentina: 6th A/H1N1 death confirmed

    19-06-2009

    WITH THE PANDEMIC IN ARGENTINA

    Influenza A: 2 other deaths bring to six victims

    Was confirmed by the Health Minister of the Province, Claudio Zin, who also reported that five of those killed were citizens of Buenos Aires.


    (DIARIOC, 19/06/2009) and Buenos Aires Buenos Aires health authorities confirmed the existence of six killed by influenza A, five in the province of Buenos Aires and one in Buenos Aires, and explained how to respond to the disease, particularly in schools .

    The announcement was made Minister of Health of Buenos Aires, Jorge Lemus and the deputy minister of Health of Buenos Aires, Alexander Collie, who confirmed the existence of the deaths during a press conference in which detailed preventive measures in schools and at-risk groups .

    Lemus said the city has placed 73 people with breathing pictures, nine of them infected with the virus of influenza A and seven of whom are in intensive care.

    The health minister denied that the porteño death of a teacher in the city has been assured by influenza A and that "now entering a new era" in fighting the virus that causes the disease.

    http://www.diarioc.com.ar/inf_genera...ictimas/119758

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://www.infobae.com/contenidos/45...la-influenza-A

    Six dead in Argentina by the advance of the influenza A


    Infobae.com sources confirmed to the Ministry of Health of Buenos Aires. Thus, there are five confirmed fatal cases in terrotorio bonaerense and one in the Federal Capital


    The deaths of influenza A in Argentina and six, as this afternoon confirmed health authorities.

    Of the six people who died from H1N1 virus, five are from the province of Buenos Aires and the rest of the federal capital, as confirmed by the Ministers of Health of the capital, Jorge Lemus, and the province of Buenos Aires, Claudio Zin at a joint press conference.

    Earlier, authorities had explained the particulars of the fifth victim, a boy about 15 years died this morning at a clinic in the town of tapiales in Buenos Aires.

    Speaking to Infobae.com, medical director of the Los Cedros clinic where he was a young intern in The Killing, Dr. Alberto Rodriguez Cetro reported that the Institute Malbr?n they had confirmed the diagnosis.

    It also said the couple had "a major respiratory disease, such as those that often accompany these tables."

    "We take the family of the teenager's case all the precautions," said Cetro Rodriguez, who said it could have been unaware of where the virus infected.

    Meanwhile, denied that the sixth fatal victim was a teacher who worked at a school in the neighborhood of La Paternal, who actually died of meningitis.

    Strictly speaking, the sixth victim was a child and his death occurred in the Federal Capital, confirmed this afternoon the authorities consulted by Noticias Argentinas.

    "The fifth case in the Province (sixth overall) was a little boy that we evaluate what effects might have caused other concomitant diseases," explained the minister Zin.

    In addition, Zin stressed that "it was inevitable that the virus circulates," and remarked that the number of deaths is directly linked to many cases.

    "There must be an underestimate of at least 50% should be at least doubling the cases," stressed the head of the health bonaerense, who based his hypothesis on the fact that "living in the metropolitan area of 11 million people."

    For his part, Minister of Health of Buenos Aires, Jorge Lemus said that the city has placed 73 people with breathing pictures, nine of them infected with the virus of influenza A and seven of whom are in intensive care.

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  • Shiloh
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    Argentina: 6th A/H1N1 death confirmed

    Source: http://www.eldia.com.ar/edis/2009061...0618173250.htm

    Google translation:

    Influenza A: sixth confirmed fatalities in the country
    Ratified by the Ministry of Health of Buenos Aires and Buenos Aires. Of the six people who died from virus, five are from the province and the rest of the Federal Capital


    Two additional patients were added today to the roster of victims affected by the deadly influenza A virus in the country, which is already six cases and has a lethal fourth among nations with the largest number of deaths from the disease.

    This was confirmed Thursday that health authorities in the Federal Capital and the province of Buenos Aires in a joint press conference they gave in this city, the new home port of the Ministry of Health and Healthcare System Emergency (SAME).

    Of the six people killed, and according to laboratory tests had influenza A/H1N1, five reside in the territory of Buenos Aires and the other in the city of Buenos Aires, although the death of at least one of the fatalities of the province occurred in the Capital.

    Together with his colleague Jorge Lemus Aires, Buenos Aires Health Minister, Claudio Zin, said that most patients who died had prior illness, except for a couple (youth) of 15 years which, according to his parents, was "healthy."

    "This creates some concern," the secretary of Health and Care Coordination bonaerense, Alexander Collie, who added that began a thorough investigation of the case, as the boy began to experience flu symptoms and 48, 72 hours passed away. "

    The boy, who was attending a technical school in Gregory of Laferrere not belong to the so-called risk group, according to preliminary data that the authorities deal, which put even more alert to the national medical community.

    The boy died this morning at a clinic in the town of tapiales in Buenos Aires and is a minor as well as three other fatalities recorded in the province.


    The other lethal episodes are a baby of three months of age and a boy of 28 years.

    Meanwhile, denied that the sixth death was a teacher who worked at a school in the neighborhood of La Paternal, actually died of meningitis.

    Strictly speaking, the sixth victim was a child and his death occurred in the Federal Capital, confirmed this afternoon the authorities consulted by Noticias Argentinas.


    By registering six episodes of lethal influenza A, the country now became one of the hardest hit by the disease in the world, in fourth place, behind Mexico (108 deaths), United States (44) and Canada (seven ), according to the World Health Organization.
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