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Brazil - Rond˘nia, influenza 2019: 1 fatality

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  • Brazil - Rond˘nia, influenza 2019: 1 fatality

    First death due to H1N1 is recorded in Rond˘nia

    Rond˘nia already registered a death case caused by the infection of the H1N1 virus, in January, according to the State Agency of Health Surveillance (Agevisa). The victim living in the Capital. Another case of the virus was confirmed in February and five are under investigation, two in Cacoal, one in Ji-Paranß and another in Vilhena. The alert comes from the outbreak that Amazonas has been living since the beginning of the year, according to the Amazonas Health Surveillance Foundation, 21 deaths have been registered in the state. To date, 318 cases of severe influenza-like illness have been reported in the state, of which 72 are positive for Influenza A (H1N1) Virus and 45 for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (SRV).

    Last edited by tetano; March 13th, 2019, 06:41 AM.