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Colombia, influenza 2018: 141 fatalities

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  • #16
    Four year old girl died in Ibagu? due to H1N1 virus

    The Ministry of Health of Ibagu? confirmed the death of a minor of four years of age, affiliated with the EPS Coomeva, as a result of the influenza A (H1N1) virus. So far in 2018, this is the second death that occurs in the city due to this disease. The first case corresponds to a 36-year-old woman, resident of the Jordan neighborhood of the capital of Tolima who was enrolled in the EPS Medim?s. The Secretary of Health of Ibagu?, Gelver Dimas G?mez, reported that to date there have been reported seven positive cases of H1N1 in the municipality.


    • #17
      Deaths due to H1N1 continue to increase in Tolima during 2018

      According to the report delivered by the departmental health secretariat, to date there have already been 6 deaths due to the h1n1 virus in the department,


      • #18
        Deaths due to H1N1 increase in Tolima

        Health authorities confirm that suspicious cases continue to rise and also of people killed by the H1N1 virus in Tolima, it was learned that a patient who died in the town of L?rida in the northern area of ​​the department was due to this virus. Also read: Spot of equine influenza in Ibagu? To date the National Institute of Health indicated that the deaths have been reported in the populations of Ibague with 3 people, 1 in Fresno, 2 in Lebanon and the last one in Lleida. On the other hand it was announced that 35 people who have entered care centers with confirmed cases of the virus, have been receiving medical treatment and have intensified control and surveillance actions


        • #19
          Concussion in Santa Marta due to medical death, possibly due to H1N1

          The sudden death of a 28-year-old doctor, apparently due to H1N1, generated alert and concern in Santa Marta. Although the causes of the death have not been confirmed by the health authorities, the diagnosis of the clinic that attended it indicates that the patient became complicated after a severe flu. The young man, named C?sar Robles Bola?os, was hospitalized in the urgency of the Perfect Body clinic, received the first attentions and was later remitted to the Mar Caribe clinic in the capital of Magdalena, where he was given a preliminary test that would have thrown a high probability of the deadly virus.


          • #20
            There are 141 deaths due to H1N1 virus: MinSalud

            The deputy director of communicable diseases of the health ministry, Jos? Fernando Valderrama, asked not to lower his guard after the cases of acute respiratory infection, IRA, in several regions of the country. However, the official indicated that the behavior of influenza has a behavior to decrease. "The deaths presented have been caused in the most at risk populations such as children under 2 years old, adults over 60 years old and people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity, among others," said the official. He explained that from 180,000 weekly consultations were passed to 127,000.