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Death reported by possible H1N1 in Lara

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  • Death reported by possible H1N1 in Lara

    The health authorities of the Lara state reported during the month of December he died a man suffering from supposedly the virus H1N1, but noted that this is an imported case.

    Detailed that the victim, of 33 years of age, he traveled from Canada to Barquisimeto with the virus and died in a private clinic. The regional director of health, Maria Teresa Perez said that still carried out tests to confirm the cause of death in the patient and clarified that this is the only case that is known in Lara in recent months. Also reported that there is some 200 thousand doses of the vaccine against the H1N1 virus in the entity to deal with the population of risk,: those that have some pathology, children between 6 months and 3 years of age, older adults and pregnant women. The days of vaccination are being applied in the network of outpatient clinic of the Lara state.