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  • Peru: pregnant dies by H1N1

    Arequipa -

    overnight, Angel Taniri (27), a humble farmer, became a single parent of three children. His wife, Agrippina Huayhua Covenant On(33) died in the premises of the hospital Honorio Delgado in the midwifery clinic, yesterday at 6:30 in the morning, apparently attacked by the flu H1 N1. It would be the first case in the year. Camana. According Taniri said, his wife never attended any of their prenatal checkups during your pregnancy. 'A week ago the attacked a strong cough and take her to the hospital of Camana, but there they told me that she had TBC and who did not want any dead', said outraged. In the evening of Thursday, the woman was taken to the hospital Honorio Delgado Espinoza

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    Killed by H1N1: Ministry of Health calls the prevention

    Having confirmed that a person had died yesterday in Ica for Influenza A (H1N1), the Ministry of Health (MINSA) called on the population in a statement to reinforce prevention measures.

    In accordance with the document, the addresses or regional directorates of health "have strengthened the actions of prevention and response, In particular those aimed at patients with any condition of risk (less than 2 years, over 65 years, pregnant women and people with chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma, kidney failure, heart disease and obesity) ". It has also been recommended to the health centers strengthen infection control measures and to continue with the vaccination against the flu in health care personnel. The Ministry indicated that the Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE) last April epidemiological issued an alert after the increase of the spread of influenza and other respiratory viruses.

    The Regional Bureau of Health (Diresa) Ica confirmed yesterday, Sunday August 3, of the death with a positive result to Influenza A. in that region, in the year has been regitrado 2 cases presented in influenza A/H1N1.

    The victim is a man of 57 years of age of the district of San Andr?s, Province of Pisco, who was admitted to the Regional Hospital. The patient belonged to one of the groups at risk for this disease: he suffered from hypertension and comorbidity.