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December: 8 people die from influenza A (H1N1) - Ministry of Health

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  • December: 8 people die from influenza A (H1N1) - Ministry of Health

    [Note: I only have 4 deaths for December...]
    December 22, 2009, 20:54 (GMT +7)

    Thu Hien

    (Saigon Times Online) The Ministry of Health for the 22-12 day in December was recorded 240 new cases of infected influenza A (H1N1) and in eight cases it was fatal. Ministry predicts, translated influenza A (H1N1) may increase in end-year high due to weather the North are becoming colder.

    In reporting on healthcare from 21/11 / to December 20, 2009, the Ministry of Health for the number of infected / death early this year and is translated 11047/50 influenza A (H1N1) are in points to break out late when the weather became colder.

    Therefore, the Ministry of Health is directing the local statistics object list of flu vaccination room A (H1N1) phase I and the establishment of mobile emergency teams for the work of the emergency response cases severe effects after vaccination when implementing the campaign.

    In addition, the Institute of Infectious Diseases and Tropical countries are drafting online distribution and treatment of influenza A (H1N1) samples collected information and medical death flu.

    Along with the progress influenza A (H1N1) has the ability to increase in December also noted a number of infectious diseases tend to rise as dengue fever and avian influenza. Avian influenza A (H5N1) recorded new cases and one death. No. infected / death from January to December 2003 is now 112/57 in 37 provinces / cities.