The Departmental Health Service (SEDES) alert declared cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) or influenza in the department of La Paz. vaccination of vulnerable populations, with the deployment of mobile immunization teams to shelters, shelters and the airport will intensify. "We are issuing the alert to prevent SARI cases will increase in the department. That means that now we (as medical staff) will go out to the vulnerable population to vaccinate," said the head of the Epidemiology Unit SEDES La Paz, Jhonny Ayll?n. the most vulnerable groups to SARI are children over six months and under two years, adults over 60 and pregnant. in addition to people who have diseases like cancer foundation, HIV, diabetes and others-that they put downward defenses.

In the department of La Paz they were recorded so far this year, 24 cases of SARI: 22 are H1N1 influenza and two H3N2. No cases of influenza B.