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  • thebes
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    Last paragraph from this article in an Argentinian paper:

    http://www.lanacion.com.ar/nota.asp?...74489&toi=6485

    (google translation)

    FIRST FATALITY IN URUGUAY
    ? MONTEVIDEO (Our correspondent) .- The government of Tabar? V?zquez reported last night that saw the first death from influenza A in Uruguay and that, moreover, two patients in serious condition. The victim, a woman was "carrying multiple organ failures, confirming in the examinations the presence of influenza A (H1N1), said in a communique signed by the Ministry of Health. In addition, there are 12 people still being placed by this disease, two of which remain in intensive care outside of Montevideo.

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  • Shiloh
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    Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakin...from-swine-flu

    Uruguay reports first death from swine flu


    Agence France-Presse
    First Posted 09:49:00 06/30/2009

    Filed Under: Swine Flu, Health, Diseases

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay?A 60-year-old woman who died Monday in Uruguay became the country's first swine flu fatality, the ministry of public health said.

    "Late today a woman died in Montevideo with multiple organ failure and tests confirmed the presence of the A(H1N1) virus," the ministry said in a statement.

    Uruguay has 195 confirmed cases of swine flu, including 12 requiring hospitalization, according to the ministry.

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  • HenryN
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    Map of Montevideo and Buenos Aires

    http://flutracker.rhizalabs.com/flu/...4296875&zoom=8

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  • Shiloh
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    1st A/H1N1 death confirmed in Uraguay

    Source: http://www.lanacion.com.ar/nota.asp?nota_id=1145052

    Google translation:

    First death in Uruguay by Influenza A
    The president Tabar? V?zquez tonight confirmed the death, two patients in serious condition

    Monday June 29, 2009 | 21:20 (updated at 21:23)
    Nelson Fernandez
    Correspondent in Uruguay

    MONTEVIDEO .- The government of Tabar? V?zquez reported tonight that was the first death from influenza in Uruguay and that there were two patients in serious condition.

    This is a woman who was interned and died in Montevideo this afternoon.

    Was "carrying multiple organ failures, confirming in the examinations the presence of influenza virus A H1N1," said Public Health Ministry said in a statement.

    The authorities also expressed concern over the case of a young pregnant woman who is committed to a hospital inside.

    "We reiterate that this kind of outcome is common in winter, is every year and not dependent on the presence of the specific pandemic virus, according to fundamentally compromise the outcome and multiorgan deterioration against any infectious process, whatever its etiology "said the health authorities.


    In addition, there are 12 people still being placed by this disease, two of which are still in intensive care outside of Montevideo.
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