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Brazil - Sao Paulo, influenza 2019: 4 fatalities

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  • Brazil - Sao Paulo, influenza 2019: 4 fatalities

    Woman with suspected H1N1 hospitalized two days ago in Ribeirão Preto

    A 29-year-old woman has been hospitalized for two days with suspicion of H1N1 in Ribeirão Preto. Eliane Gomes da Silva was two days ago in the UBDS insulation area of ​​Vila Virgínia, 'under all the necessary medical care,' according to the Municipal Health Department. The morning of this Friday, 8, she was transferred to the Hospital das Clínicas (HC), still according to the Secretary. Eliane's mother knew the family of the young Sara Tavares Ferreira, 24, who died last Saturday, 2, on suspicion of the same disease. They went to her burial.

    Suspicious death The young Sara Tavares Ferreira, 21, died last Saturday, 2, with a picture of pneumonia, and on suspicion of having contracted the H1N1 virus. According to Bruna Tavares, the victim's sister, Sara had sought medical help on Thursday, 28, claiming sore throats and a high fever. The exam that will show the cause of death should come out in 30 days. According to the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Health Department, no case of H1N1 has been confirmed this year in the city.
    Last edited by tetano; April 17th, 2019, 09:16 AM.

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    1-year-old child dies of H1N1 in Taubaté

    A 1-year-old girl is the first H1N1 victim in Taubaté this year. The information was confirmed by the city's Health Department last Tuesday (16). According to the Taubaté City Hall, the child was hospitalized at the Intensive Care Unit of the University Hospital and died on March 26. A blocking action was taken with the family.
    Still according to the municipal administration, this year were confirmed three cases by Influenza B and one case of H1N1. Twenty tests of Taubatean patients are still being analyzed.
    Last year, 15 deaths were recorded, including 3 deaths from the H1N1 virus. In addition, in 2018 110 cases of influenza were confirmed, including 47 of the H3N2 virus, 31 of the H1N1 virus and 32 of the influenza B virus.


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      Rio Preto registers first death for H1N1 in the year

      Rio Preto confirmed the first death due to Influenza A (H1N1) flu in 2019. The victim is a woman in the 20-59 age group with comorbidities. She had the first symptoms of the disease on May 3 and died last week. Two other deaths are still under investigation. So far, Rio Preto has already confirmed seven cases of the disease in the city - being six in women and one in man - and ruled out another 46 notifications, which gave negative for H1N1 flu. In the case of H3N2 influenza, one case was confirmed in man and one in woman.


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        Marília confirms death due to H1N1 flu

        A 39-year-old patient, living in Jardim Morumbi, Marília, died as a result of Acute Respiratory Syndrome, a case of influenza that progresses to severe respiratory loss. The man recorded symptoms days before seeking the health service. He was a victim of the H1N1 flu and had symptoms beginning on 22 March. Marilia already registered 41 suspected cases of the Syndrome this year, with two for H1N1 influenza and 24 of unspecified types. Health expects confirmation for 15 cases. Only one patient died. According to G1 portal, Globo group, in addition to Marília the region also registered a more for influenza in Guaiçara, where a 51-year-old patient was a victim of non-subtyped type A influenza, when it is not possible to isolate the virus.


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          Indaiatuba confirms first death by H1N1; victim is a 50 year old woman

          The City of Indaiatuba (SP) confirmed the first death due to H1N1 in the region of Campinas (SP) in 2019. According to the Secretariat of Health, the victim is a 50-year-old woman with chronic disease and "problems with immunity" .

          Vaccination is available to the population at all health posts in the city until June 14.

          In addition to vaccination, the Department of Health reported that it has instructed health professionals to consider the symptoms of meningitis, influenza and measles to facilitate rapid diagnosis and provide treatment.