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    Total 26 people died from the disease in Argentina
    Authorities of the Ministry of Health of Nation reported today that three more deaths were reported, the river plate recorded the first fatal victim of the flu, there are 1587 positive cases in the country

    Friday June 26, 2009 | 21:09 (updated at 23:58)

    Three people died today as a result of influenza A (H1N1), which was raised to 26 the number of people killed by the pandemic in the country, according to the Ministry of Health.

    In addition, there are 99 new positive cases according to the Institute Malbr?n. Thus, the number of people infected by the virus is 1587.

    Mar del Plata. A woman of 40 years died of influenza A and is the first fatality of the disease in this city, where there are 27 people affected by the virus, announced today the Committee Contingency local agency DyN. The victim died at the Hospital General Acute Interzonal (HIGA) "Oscar Alende", where he was interned for four days because of a severe pneumonia.

    Health Zone VIII, by the doctor Gustavo Rodriguez reported that the patient suffered from hyperthyroidism and asthma.

    Medical authorities stated, in a statement that the patient was admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital with "pneumonia and sepsis secondary and evolved with multiorgan failure and acute renal failure requiring dialysis, and died on the fourth day of hospitalization . "The patient was a carrier of hyperthyroidism treated in an irregular manner and with bronchial asthma treatment followed a very erratic. Swab sample was taken following the protocol of gravity of patients in critical areas with severe respiratory infectious disease," was recorded in part of the press.
    Also reported were 27 positive cases of influenza A in this city, while 220 more were sent samples for testing by the Institute Malbr?n, Capital Federal.

    Moreover, the Faculty of Law, National University of Mar del Plata suspended classes today at the possibility that it is registered at least one case of influenza A in that academic unit.

    Daniel Nunez, coordinating secretary of the faculty, DyN told that classes were suspended until Monday for a possible case of influenza A in an employee of the Student Division.

    "The suspension will last until Monday, even in a defensive manner as another person in the unit of the power needed for four days with similar symptoms," he said.

    Nunez said that in college, located on May 25 at 2900, there are daily about 4 thousand students, 300 teachers, 500 students graduate and 50 employees.