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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.


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      Taubaté confirms fifth death due to influenza

      The Taubaté Epidemiological Surveillance confirmed the fifth death from influenza this year. The victim is a 58-year-old man whose death occurred on February 28. Influenza B was confirmed. There were no hospitalizations. In addition to the deaths, the number of confirmed cases of influenza remains at 22, of which 1 for H1N1, 7 for H3N2 and 14 for Influenza B. "The more different viruses are identified in circulation, The greater the chance of an expressive number of cases. It is estimated that an infected person is capable of transmitting the virus to up to two nonimmune contacts, "the Epidemiological Surveillance said in a statement.


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        Health records first death due to H1N1 flu in Catanduva

        The first death due to H1N1 flu in Catanduva (SP) was registered on Tuesday (18). The victim is a 37-year-old man living in the city. According to information from the Health Department of the municipality, he was attended at the Emergency Care Unit (UPA) with symptoms of the disease on Monday (17). According to Health, the day after his condition worsened and he was hospitalized, but he did not resist. According to the Health Department, the virus may have aggravated some other illness that the patient already had, which caused his death . Until the beginning of this month, Catanduva counted 21 hospitalizations for H1N1.