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Confirmed two more cases of swine flu deaths in Porto Alegre

The cases were patients who had not been immunized against the disease. Altogether, the capital has recorded five deaths

 
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Two more deaths from influenza A (H1N1) were confirmed in Porto Alegre (RS). According to the report released by the General Coordination of Health Surveillance (Terms & conditions), Monday (16), one patient, a woman of 46 years, was not vaccinated and had no comorbidities (does not have any other disease). The other is the death of a child of three months, which also had not been vaccinated and preexisting disease (neuropathy). From January until now, the capital has investigated 341 cases with five deaths and 38 confirmations.

With the end of flu vaccination, which reached an index to date immunization in the capital of 88.36%, exceeding the goal of vaccinating at least 80% of the population at risk, the orientation of health agencies, from Now, is that the population is attentive to preventive care.

As reported to the Municipal Health Department, people with sudden fever accompanied by cough or sore throat, and muscle pain (myalgia), joint pain (arthralgia) or headache (headache) may withdraw freely in pharmacies maintained by the district municipality, the antiviral drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu), after passing the query (in private or public health) and receive a prescription with a prescription. The drug is also found to purchase at private pharmacies, but also need a prescription. (Confira aqui onde encontrar o antiviral em Porto Alegre).

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Influenza A    Influenza    H1N1    Porto Alegre    Rio Grande do Sul   
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