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  • Brazil - Goiás: influenza 2018 - 70 deaths

    An outbreak of Influenza A H1N1 scares the population of Goiânia. In an interval of nine days, eight patients who were hospitalized at Vila São Cottolengo Hospital in Trindade, metropolitan region of the capital, died with suspicion of infection by the virus. The last victim is Rosa Maria dos Santos, 54, who, after worsening in the health care, was transferred to the Emergency Hospital of Goiânia (Hugo). The tests identified the virus in Rosa's bloodstream.Two other patients who had positive tests for the disease at the health facility remain hospitalized. There are also three inmates, aged 39, 43 and 50, hospitalized in a serious condition in Vila São Cottolengo. The health unit currently serves 320 patients, being children, adults, people in situations of social vulnerability and with compromised mental or motor health.
    Last edited by tetano; March 18th, 2018, 07:51 AM.

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    In addition to the six Trindade cases, there were six cases of Goiânia, two in Aparecida de Goiânia, one in Annapolis and another in Caturaí, totaling 16 cases. One of these cases came to the death of Vila São Cottolengo. Among these confirmations of H1N1 influenza, six patients are still hospitalized. "The H1N1 outbreak is concentrated in the Trinidad unit. In the capital and in other municipalities, the cases occurred in isolation, "he points out. Of the reported cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), this year there were 102, a reduction of 34% compared to the same period of 2017, which registered 159.


    • #3
      Goiás psychiatric hospital registers outbreak of H1N1

      The State Department of Health of Goiás confirmed, this Thursday (15/3), 11 cases of influenza H1N1 in the state. The patients live in three cities: Goiânia, Trindade (in the metropolitan area of ​​the capital) and Anápolis, a municipality 150km from Brasília. A 54-year-old woman died of the virus. Throughout last year, Goiás reported three cases of H1N1. The situation is most worrying at the São Cottolengo Psychiatric Hospital in Trindade, where there are six patients. The unit is home to 320 people with mental and motor health impairments. Patients infected with H1N1 are between the ages of 39 and 50, three of whom are in the intensive care unit (ICU).


      • #4
        9th patient died after an outbreak of H1N1 at Vila São Cottolengo Hospital, in Trindade

        He was hospitalized at Vila São Cottolengo Hospital in Trindade, and 39-year-old Samuel Mendes Pires was H1N1 and died on Monday night (19) at the Emergency Hospital of Goiânia (Hugo), where he had been transferred to intensive care . This is the 9th death after the outbreak of influenza A in the unit located in the Metropolitan Region of the capital.
        Vila São Cottolengo is home to 315 people with mental and motor health impairments. From February 24 to March 5, 57 patients became ill, with seven deaths in as little as one week. According to the unit, five deaths were caused by pneumonia and two by fecaloma, which is a complication of the digestive tract, but all with a negative result for H1N1.
        The other two patients who died later, Samuel and Rosa Maria dos Santos, 54, were diagnosed with H1N1. Both were on Hugo's ICU beds.


        • #5
          Goiás has already had 32 confirmed cases of H1N1 in 2018, says secretary

          The State Department of Health of Goiás (SES) has confirmed this year only 32 cases of Influenza A virus, known as H1N1. Last epidemiological bulletin, updated on Tuesday (27), reveals a number of cases 10 times higher than all registered last year. According to the agency, two deaths were caused by the disease in 2018. The two deaths that had the causes related to the virus were registered in internal patients of the Hospital Vila São Cottolengo, in Trindade, Metropolitan Region of Goiânia. The philanthropic institution had, in 20 days, 58 patients presenting with fever, malaise and respiratory problems. Among them, seven were diagnosed with the disease. Eight other deaths are investigated, the last of which occurred on Saturday (24).


          • #6
            Another patient died on suspicion of H1N1

            José Nilton Pereira da Rocha, 40, died this afternoon at the Cais Deputado João Natal (Vila Nova), in Goiânia. The suspicion is that he died after infection by H1N1. He was one of four people who were hospitalized in isolation; the other three patients, Maria Francisca Severo dos Santos, 46, and Ana Lemes de Oliveira, 92, and another who arrived at the unit at the end of the afternoon and are in the Resuscitation Room, and are still waiting, isolated, for a vacancy of Unit of Intensive Therapy (ICU). The family of José Nilton denounces that, after the pilgrimage by the Cais de Campinas and a private unit, in an ambulance of the Fire Department, he was admitted in the unit. Eliane Santana Pereira, cousin, says: "At the Cais de Campinas they said that if they wanted dipirone, they had to offer it. He died poorly. "The body will be sent to São Paulo.



            • #7
              Confirmed death of pediatrician for H1N1 in Goiânia

              The Municipal Health Department (SMS) of Goiânia confirmed on Thursday (5) that the pediatric doctor Luiz Sérgio de Aquino Moura died a victim of H1N1. It is the fourth death from the virus confirmed this year in Goiás.Luiz Sérgio died on Sunday (1st), at the Governor Otávio Lage de Siqueira Hospital (Hugol). At the time, the doctor's family confirmed to Popular that the main suspicion was of contamination by H1N1. The confirmation came through an award from the Public Health Laboratory Dr. Giovanni Cysneiros (Lacen), issued today.Luiz Sérgio was working at the Jurandir do Nascimento Maternal and Child Infant Hospital (HMI) and at SMS Camp. It is not known, however, in which unit it may have been contaminated.



              • #8
                H1N1 and H3N2: Influenza virus kills nine in Goiás and worries in DF

                In recent weeks, groups linked to the Public Health of the Federal District have begun to publish alerts on the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus, with cases of deaths of patients and even a doctor in Goiânia, capital of Goiás, located 150 km Federal District. Last week, alerts spread to H3N2, a sub-category of the influenza virus. In the DF, five cases were reported.The state of Goiás counts, so far, nine confirmed deaths, according to the State Department of Health of Goiás (SES-GO), updated on Monday night (9 / Apr). Of these, eight deaths, seven patients and one pediatrician, for H1N1 infection, and another, from H3N2.



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                  Goiás registers 9th death due to H1N1

                  . Health Goiás registered on the last Tuesday (10) the 9th death by H1N1. A 42-year-old man was confirmed dead by contamination by the virus in Annapolis. So far, the city's Municipal Health Department (Semusa) has confirmed two other cases of the disease, which have evolved to cure. The agency's press office acknowledges that there are another 19 cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which may be caused by the virus, which are under investigation in the county. In the state, according to data from the State Department of Health (SES), 64 cases of the disease were detected, 90% of them in people belonging to at-risk groups, such as the elderly, health workers, patients with chronic diseases, pregnant women, shelter, teachers, indigenous and prison population and prison staff.



                  • #10
                    13 deaths confirmed by H1N1 in Goiás

                    The new epidemiological bulletin released by the State Department of Health of Goiás (SES-GO) on Monday (16) informs that the number of deaths per H1N1 has reached 13 this year. The most recent confirmations are of one death in Morrinhos and two in Rio Verde, both in the southwest of Goiás. The vaccination of people from the risk groups was anticipated in the municipalities.

                    Still according to SES-GO figures, fatal H1N1 victims account for 18% of deaths from Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Srag) in the state. Among these cases, five victims are men and eight are women. Of the patients, three were elderly, three were between 50 and 59 years old, five were between 40 and 49 and two were adults between 30 and 39 years.The document also points out that 92 cases of the disease have been registered in the state. SES-GO reported counting only serious cases, since notification of the disease is no longer compulsory in 2012.



                    • #11
                      Pregnant woman of only 11 years old is hospitalized in Goiânia with suspicion of H1N1

                      A pregnant woman of only 11 years old was hospitalized at the State Hospital Maternal and Child Dr Jurandir do Nascimento (HMI), in Goiânia, with suspected H1N1 flu. According to the unit, the patient was transferred from Ceres and is in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).In a statement, the hospital said the girl, who was 28 weeks pregnant, was admitted to the unit's Emergency Room on Saturday (14/4), suspected of having a fever and shortness of breath.



                      • #12
                        Number of deaths confirmed by H1N1 in Goiás reaches 17; Goiânia has 9 cases

                        The number of deaths confirmed by the H1N1 virus in Goiás in 2018 has risen to 17. The state, which anticipated the 10-day flu vaccination campaign as a way to prevent the spread of the disease, is on alert. More than half of the cases happened in Goiânia - 9.See here where to vaccinate in Goiânia and other eight cities of the state

                        According to the latest epidemiological report of the Municipal Health Department (SMS) of Goiânia, on Thursday (19), of the nine victims, two were vaccinated against influenza. In the group there are also three elderly and people with diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurological disease.In relation to other cities, the data were disclosed by the State Department of Health on Tuesday (17). The portfolio makes weekly swings on the disease.



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                          Child dies in Goiânia on suspicion of H1N1

                          A boy from the city of Silvânia died today at the Emergency Hospital of the Southwest Region (Hurso), in Goiânia, on suspicion of H1N1. There is still no confirmation of João Pedro's disease, which may also have been dengue or leukemia, according to the clinical director of the Nosso Senhor do Bonfim Hospital, Geraldo Santana. That's because João Pedro's blood test showed a marked infectious condition, explained the doctor.According to Geraldo, the child had received treatment at the hospital on Tuesday night (17) and underwent exams on Wednesday (18). When he was admitted to the hospital in Silvânia, João Pedro's symptoms were fever, throat infection, cough and shortness of breath.



                          • #14
                            In Trindade, another inmate from Vila São Cottolengo dies

                            The 43-year-old patient returned to the Urgency Hospital of Goiânia (Hugo) on the 8th day after being cured of the H1N1 virus, and presented a severe pneumonia and remained in isolation bed of the Intensive Care Unit ).The 43-year-old woman had a confirmed diagnosis for H1N1, but did the treatment and healed. The cause of death has not yet been defined.Vila São José Bento Cottolengo, a communications consultant in Trindade, reported that on Wednesday (25/4), another patient died. In addition to the emergency measure, visits and surgeries have been suspended at the site since March 10.SES-GO explains that immunization protects against two subtypes of Influenza A - H1N1 and H3N2 - and a subtype of Influenza B.



                            • #15
                              Resident of Silvânia dies for H1N1 and number of deaths due to illness rises to 26 in Goiás

                              The Silvânia Municipal Health Department confirmed the death of a resident of the city by the H1N1 virus. As a result, the number of deaths from the disease has risen to 26 in every state this year. Vaccination was anticipated for the Goiás, but due to high demand, some health units in the capital have already begun to run out of doses. According to the secretariat, all the actions necessary for treatment and also immunization are necessary, according to a statement released on the website of the city hall that the victim was hospitalized in the Hospital of Emergency of the Southwest Region (Hurso), in Santa Helena de Goiás. of the population are being taken in the city. About 70% of the city's at-risk population has already been immunized, with more than 4,000 people vaccinated.