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    Catanduva registers 1st case of H3N2 virus

    Catanduva registers the first positive case of the H3N2 virus in 2017. The virus is a variation of swine flu. According to the Health Department of the city, since January the folder received four reports of Influenza, one of these cases being positive for type A (H3N2) of the disease. The subtypes A (H1N1) and A (H3N2) circulate currently In humans. Last year, there were 55 confirmed cases of influenza A and seven of influenza B. In the period, 253 notifications were registered.

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    Taubaté confirms fourth death from flu

    The city of Taubaté confirmed on Thursday the fourth death from flu this year. The victim, a 58-year-old man, died on 10 October and had confirmation for Influenza B. This month, the city had already confirmed three other deaths : A woman of 40 years (H3N2), a woman of 86 (Influenza B) and a man of 20 (Influenza B). The number of general cases also increased: there are 22, of which 1 for H1N1, 7 for H3N2 and 14 For Influenza B.