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Bolivia, influenza 2019: 15 fatalities

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  • Bolivia, influenza 2019: 15 fatalities

    Eighth death from influenza in Santa Cruz

    The director of the Departmental Health Service (Headquarters) of Santa Cruz, Marcelo R?os, confirmed today the death of a 63-year-old woman with the virus A H3N2 (influenza), the eighth victim of this flu so far this year. region of the country.

    "This is a 63-year-old woman who had the influenza A H3N2 virus, who arrived with a basic disease, is a new victim, so we call the population to attend the health centers to be vaccinated, in special risk groups, "he reported.

    He recalled that more than 400,000 vaccines were distributed in health centers and each dose has action against the main strains, H3N2, H2N1 and B.

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    Two people die in Santa Cruz due to H1N1 influenza

    A woman of 52 years and a youth of 24 died in the last hours in Santa Cruz, because of the H1N1 influenza, adding a total of 11 fatal victims of this disease so far this year, reported the director of the Service Departmental Health (Sedes), Marcelo R?os, who expressed concern about the risk of increased cases in the winter season. The two deceased had underlying diseases and one of them had the vaccine against this type of influenza. 'The woman had diabetes and was not vaccinated and the young man of 24 years had a renal pathology and other base, likewise dies with the diagnosis of H1N1 influenza,' Rios told the media.


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      Three more people die of H1N1 influenza in Santa Cruz

      Just six days after the death of two people was revealed by H1N1 flu, in Santa Cruz, on Monday the Departmental Health Service (Sedes) reported the death of three other patients. With these cases, there are 14 fatal victims in that region of the country so far this year. 'We have 14 fellements fruit of this terrible disease as it is the influence, the last ones are three men over 50 years old, all with basic diseases and without vaccines,' the director of the Headquarters, Marcelo R?os, informed the media. One of the victims, a 58-year-old man from the municipality of Valle Grande, died in the hospital in that town and did not have the vaccine; the other two cases were presented in Santa Cruz: a 60-year-old man with underlying pathologies such as obesity and diabetes, and another male patient, aged 54, with diabetes. At the moment there are three other patients in intensive care and another five interned in different hospitals in the capital of Santa Cruz with this condition. According to the headquarters report, of the total of cases registered to date eight correspond to influenza AH3N2 and six to H1N1.


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        Eight people died from the influenza virus between May and July

        The Departmental Health Service (Headquarters) reported Thursday that an adult male died last Saturday in the city of Santa Cruz, a victim of influenza. This is the eighth death since last May caused by the virus and the fifteenth so far this year for the same reason. Roberto Torrez, Head of Epidemiology at Headquarters, explained that 119 cases of influenza were reported between January and July. ?There are 15 deaths, 7 were in the first months of the year and 8 between May and July. In the first epidemic (it was the virus) H3N2, in the second H1N1 ?, said the authority. The deceased just went to a health center 14 days after reporting the symptoms. 'I had respiratory problems, obesity problems and probably heart problems, so there was a basic disease,' Torrez said.