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11 deaths from influenza confirmed in Sierra Nevada in two weeks - Colombia

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  • 11 deaths from influenza confirmed in Sierra Nevada in two weeks - Colombia

    The National Health Institute confirmed that the deaths of 6 adults and 5 children presented in the first two weeks of March in the Sinkaka-Kogui settlement of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta were married due to influenza associated with malnutrition. Were accompanied by the indigenous authority and the Ministry of Health of Cesar, ruled out that it was pertussis and yellow fever, since in none of the cases were symptoms associated with these diseases.
    On the contrary, they found symptoms of respiratory infection in 52 settlement natives, in addition to the analysis of the natural history of the disease and the epidemiological link were conclusive for influenza. In fact, the same condition affected the wiwa community, so that the transmission mechanism could be verified.

    http://www.reporterosasociados.com.c...sierra-nevada/
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