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3rd A/H1N1 fatality reported in Ecuador

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  • 3rd A/H1N1 fatality reported in Ecuador


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    QUITO, 13 (ANSA) - A third person died in Ecuador because of the A/H1N1 virus, which, since July 6 is leaving fatalities in the country, said today the Minister of Health, Caroline Chang.
    An infection of the Andean province of Chimborazo (south) died after that last Friday was made public the death of a man and a woman also in the southern Andes, the minister said the television station Ecuavisa.
    Ecuador, which has discovered a total of 213 cases recorded fatalities since July 6.
    "Although in many countries reported a high number of cases and deaths from influenza A/H1N1 in Ecuador remains controlled the epidemic, which has a low incidence," the president Friday.
    The first case was reported in Ecuador on May 15 last. The patient was a child port of Guayaquil (southwest) who had traveled to the United States. (ANSA). MRZ
    13/07/2009 15:53

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    Re: 3rd A/H1N1 fatality reported in Ecuador


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    A third charge flu fatality in Ecuador
    Monday July 13 2009

    10:16 am | A man of 72 years, cancer patient, is the third fatality of influenza A (H1N1) in Ecuador, as confirmed Monday and the Ministry of Health in this South American nation.

    The victim suffered complications and died at the hospital the morning of the mountain city of Riobamba, 430 kilometers from Quito.

    Last Friday confirmed the deaths of a woman of 28 years and an adult man, according to official information and their deaths were due to misdiagnosis with private doctors so that the health ministry called those suspected of having entered the new influenza, to go to public hospitals.