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10th A/H1N1 death reported in Uruguay

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    Report Uruguay tenth death from influenza A (H1-N1)
    Monday, July 13, 2009

    July 13 2009, 11:54 Montevideo, July 13 (PL) A woman who performed a cesarean section to seven months of pregnancy because they carry the virus A (H1-N1) today became the tenth victim of fatal the dreaded influenza.

    According to Radio Carve is a young mother of 22 years to birth a child, whose health is not worrying.

    The woman was admitted with flu symptoms at a hospital in the town of Caramel (250 km northwest of Montevideo) and after the caesarean operation worsened until death.

    The baby was transferred immediately to a mutualist of the capital be premature. The radio report did not specify if you have the disease.

    Uruguay reported so far 165 cases and 385 laboratory-confirmed by epidemiological nexus.

    The health authorities have asked people to calm considering that the incidence of disease in the country does not require special precautions, such as suspension of any public or Restrictions on the movement of people.

    In this regard, the Ministry of Public Health did not object to the resumption of school on Monday after two weeks of vacation, but said to be aware of the emergence of any outbreak in schools.

    lac / ASG