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  • VENEZUELA: Nearly 2322 cases of H1N1 in the country

    H1N1 flu soared in the country where there are 724 cases confirmed in Merida, district Capital, Tachira, Zulia and Lara, thus ratified it the epidemic bulletin number 21, which brings together the studies and statistics from 19th to 25th may published Wednesday on the website of the Ministry of health. In just one week the cases went from 230 to 724 registering 84.19% of the Venezuelan population rising.

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    Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 1,000 cases of H1N1 in the country

    Venezuela confirms 724 cases of H1N1; doctors speak in epidemic

    The Government of Venezuela confirmed that 724 cases of people affected with the influenza A (H1N1) in the last month of may, while representatives of the Venezuelan society of infectious diseases said on Thursday that the virus affects the entire country, which reflects an epidemic with at least 23 deaths. monthly epidemiological Bulletin of Ministry of health of Venezuela indicates that since the 1st until May 25 shows 1,553 were analyzed, 84.19% of positive of which correspond to the influenza A (H1N1), in other words, 724 cases. However, the report does not indicate the amount of deaths. the head of Cathedral of epidemiology and public health of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) and representative of the Venezuelan society of infectious diseases, Luis Echezuría, said Efe that recorded cases in 20 of the 23 federal and States that they cover all age groups. 'We of the epidemic outbreak,' he said. 'Is virtually throughout the territory and there is no way to say that it is not so because deaths are being recorded in all federal entities, with the exception of the Federal District (Caracas),' he added Echezuría.

    'my knowledge and the Ministry of health of 23 to 25 deaths', pointed out the epidemiologist, who added that 'the more attention' is that the deaths are related to a group of age that corresponds to young adults. according to the expert, the more 'natural' is that these diseases affect children and the elderly, but, faced with an epidemic, 'the change', and the most affected have been young adults, 'who are the ones who go over to the street'.


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      Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 1,000 cases of H1N1 in the country

      AH1N1 added 414 new cases in just one week

      The number of cumulative confirmed cases amounted to 1,138, which represent a small sample of the total number of patients affected by the disease. There was also increase in cases of influenza A (H3N2) to 129 cumulative cases, according to José Félix Oletta, of the network of medical Venezuelan scientific societies.


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        Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 1,500 cases of H1N1 in the country

        Venezuela detects more than 1,500 infections of the H1N1 virus since the beginning of the year

        The Ministry of health of Venezuela reported Wednesday that since beginning of the year up to last June 8 detected 1,538 cases of infections of the H1N1 virus.

        Health authorities have analyzed in total 2,955 samples, of which those 1.538 have given positive influenza virus avian, according to the news 24 website.

        The largest number of cases has been detected in the western part of the country, bordering Colombia. 867 Cas have been detected in the State of Mérida


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          Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 1,500 cases of H1N1 in the country

          1.804 New cases of H1N1 were recorded in six weeks

          The epidemiological bulletin Nro. 18 of the Ministry of health, for the week from April 28 to May 5, reported 22 positive cases of H1N1. Six weeks later, in the epidemiological bulletin Nro. 24, covering the week of 9 to 15 June, positive cases increased to 1826, Globovision reported.

          Epidemiological week no. 24 reported a 15.7% increase in positive cases of Influenza H1N1, which means in absolute numbers 288 cases rather than the week earlier.

          The document also points out that 3,000 were studied 501 samples, of which 57,41% (2010) tested positive for influenza and those 90,85% correspond to Influenza H1N1.

          Entities Federal with greater number of reported suspected cases of influenza were district Capital, Merida, Zulia, Tachira, Lara, and the most affected age group is the one that goes from 20 to 49 years of age.


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            Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 1,500 cases of H1N1 in the country

            More than 2,200 cases of H1N1 in Venezuela

            10 dead, 232 patients suspected and confirmed in Bolivar State, 45 are the latest data provided by the ISP.

            According to the epidemiological Bulletin the week of 16 to 22 July the Ministry of Popular power for health (MPPS), have been reported 2,279 cases of influenza a/H1N1 in the country.

            The States with the largest number of confirmed patients are Mérida with 930; Capital District with 287; Zulia with 266; 264 Tachira and Lara with 222.

            In Bolivar State, the latest report offered by the President of the Institute of public health (ISP), José García indicated that there had been 10 deaths by influenza, 232 suspected cases and confirmed 45. The information dates back to June 30.

            Mail of the Caroni tried to establish contact with Garcia in order to update the figures, but it was not possible, because the contact numbers were not available.

            Authorities insist that the situation is under control, reiterated the call to remain calm and to take preventive measures to avoid the spread of the virus: wash your hands, cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing, do not go to public places when you have flu, if it is considered a population at risk (pregnant women, children younger than 9 years(, adults 65 years and older, sick chronic) be vaccinated.



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              Re: VENEZUELA: Nearly 2200 cases of H1N1 in the country

              2.322 cases of H1N1 in the country

              at least 13 positive cases of influenza H1N1 have been confirmed daily in the country since the beginning of the year. The epidemiological bulletin number 26, which collects data on 20 of nationally notifiable diseases, indicates that there were 266 new cases until June 29. He accumulated up to that date was 2,322 positive patients of the respiratory condition.LISSETTE CARDONA / the average NacionalEl of confirmed infections grows if considered only the weeks in which the outbreak of the disease has been reported. From week 19 of the year, for the period from 5 to 11 may, at least 41 daily cases have been confirmed. 61 New reports, were recorded in that period, which placed the annual accumulated in 83 patients. 8 weeks later were affected 2.329.The report of the Ministry of health not reports deaths by the virus. However, unofficially it was known that the number of deaths exceeds 80 victims.Oswaldo Godoy, director of epidemiology of the Health Ministry, reported that the past July 1 died a pregnant in the Concepción Palacios maternity for flu, but health authorities are refusing to give details.' the Ministry is pushing doctors to make not as the underlying cause of death influenza. How is that the Director of maternity do not report if the sample of the dead patient was taken and if the H1N1 was confirmed it possible? The Minister has to allow an analysis of the situation and will review ', said.Godoy said that the number of affected informed by Min health is imprecise because there are no materials for making of samples suspected patients in hospitals.