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Peru: Influenza A-HIN1 charges 3 fatalities in Huancavelica

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  • Peru: Influenza A-HIN1 charges 3 fatalities in Huancavelica

    The fearsome influenza is causing havoc in the health of the population, because the Regional Health Directorate (DIRESA) Huancavelica confirmed the death of three people.The three deceased were victims of influenza type AH1-N1.As explained by the head of the area of ​​epidemiological surveillance of the DIRESA, Ayd? De La Cruz Ccora, the patients were treated at the Regional Hospital of Huancavelica, unfortunately they did not resist and perished, being their ages, 55, 45 and 68 years.The report considers from the epidemiological week one until the 25, that is to say from the beginning of the year until the month of July.

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    Doctor infected with influenza AH1N1 dies in Arequipa

    The AH1N1 flu claimed a new victim in Arequipa. This Wednesday the head of the Epidemiology Area of ​​the Regional Health Management, Jorge Velarde, confirmed the death of a 50-year-old man because of this illness. It is a doctor of the Ministry of Health. He died this morning at the Carlos Alberto Segu?n Escobedo hospital in EsSalud in the Cercado de Arequipa.
    The patient was hospitalized since July 17 and died as a result of complications caused by the virus. With this new victim, two people died in 2018. The Health Management said that during this year 47 cases were identified, most of them received treatments and have already been discharged. Jorge Velarde said that they are still investigating the place where the doctor would have been infected with the virus.


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      First victims of the year of influenza AH1N1 in Tacna

      The victim, initial T.V.M. He was a 61 year old male. He presented hyperthermia 3 weeks ago. Just four days before his death he went to the hospital and was interned. Malestars made me think I had pneumonia, but after the exams, the AH1N1 test was positive. Two other cases were recorded at the Hipolito Un?nue hospital in Tacna. One is from a pediatrician at the same hospital, which is on medical rest. The other person is receiving treatment in the intensive care unit. According to the regional health director of Tacna, Claudio Ram?rez, it is still unknown how the infection occurred in all three cases. The disease would not have been totally eradicated and the drop in temperature would be causing the population to relapse.