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    Two serious cases of influenza A-H1N1 in Uruguay confirmed

    Two people are hospitalized in Intensive Treatments (CTI) of Montevideo with severe cases of flu caused by the H1N1 virus, said today the CEO of Public Health of the South American country, Jorge Quian. "We have two serious people hospitalized with pictures H1N1, and we are calling for risk groups to receive the trivalent vaccine offers the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) that protects against this virus and severe cases are avoided, "Qian told local station Radio Monte Carlo.El official said that are not quantified flu cases occurring at this time in the country because the measurement is made in a general way through sentinel investigations and only when there are cases requiring hospitalization these serious paintings are realized.
    Last edited by tetano; May 26, 2016, 12:49 AM.

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    Ministry of Public Health study possible death by H1N1 virus

    The Ministry of Health is studying the case of a woman who died Tuesday following a severe respiratory symptoms to see if it is a case of H1N1 flu, they reported El Espectador sources oficiales.Las health authorities will give a press conference at 13 hours and will meet in the afternoon to discuss the situation. The sample was sent to a laboratory in Buenos Aires and the result will be within three or four days, reported from the MSP to the Espectador.Adem?s, the MSP is conducting a survey of all CTI country to have accurate information about .


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      4 die from H1N1 in Uruguay

      MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY (AP) .- Four people died of influenza A H1N1, reported Wednesday officials from the Ministry of Health at a press conference. "We are concerned because it seems that this circulation of influenza virus A H1N1 is acquiring epidemic proportions . There are many patients reported as infected by this virus. There are many common rooms and hospitalized in intensive care, "said the director general of Health, Jorge Quian.Hay 50 people hospitalized in intensive care for serious respiratory conditions and it is estimated that 80 % of them are affected by H1N1.


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        Basso: "a dozen" people died from causes related to influenza A-H1N1 in Uruguay

        The Ministry of Public Health reported that "dozens" of people died from causes related to influenza A-H1N1 in Uruguay.El minister, Jorge Basso, reported that the new batch of vaccines will arrive this weekend attended semana.Basso Parliament press conference and said that the health system is "not overwhelmed" and that has reduced the number of visits for acute respiratory symptoms.


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          URUGUAY: Flu epidemic is the largest in Uruguay since 2009

          The Observer / The Ministry of Public Health believes that the current flu epidemic suffering Uruguay is the most severe since 2009. "We are similar to those of 2009 by a comparison of the number of deaths and serious respiratory infections figures," said yesterday the undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Health, Cristina Lustemberg. That year was the pandemic influenza A H1N1 that caused thousands of deaths around the world.The authorities indicate that this situation is found when analyzing the number of visits, hospitalizations, severe cases and muertes.Lustemberg made it clear that if the situation is compared epidemiological previous years, the situation is more serious than the 2014 and 2015 because they were treated "atypical winters" with high temperatures not caused major epidemics of influenza.

          Health authorities showed concern that there was an increase in cases severe respiratory infections in people who had no previous comorbid factors. That made them decide to extend surveillance in sentinel sites for greater control of data of deaths from acute respiratory infections and amount of bass for that reason internees. The peaks of hospitalization for respiratory infections that occur annually in winter, this time he began recording in May. However, the authorities say there is no overflow or collapse of the health system