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City of Rio de Janeiro registers fourth death from influenza A

Statewide, 39 were confirmed cases with ten deaths. SES says the H1N1 frames have not been serious

 
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The Municipal Secretary of Health has confirmed the fourth death this year because of influenza A (H1N1), held last week in a private hospital in Barra da Tijuca, in the west of the city.

The municipality of Rio this year recorded 16 cases of Influenza A (H1N1), in spite of the vaccination campaign in which 1.1 million people were immunized. The number represents 91.74% of the target audience, above the target of 80% stipulated by the Ministry of Health

In Rio, were noted 39 cases and ten deaths from the flu so far (27). According to the Office of Surveillance and Environmental State Department of Health, cases of influenza caused by Influenza virus type A (H1N1) have been shown to be more severe than other cases of Influenza virus.

The prevention of influenza is made with basic rules of hygiene, such as covering the mouth when coughing or sneezing and washing hands frequently. It is also recommended to avoid long remain indoors without ventilation and overcrowding.

With information from the Agency Brazil

Source: Isaude.net
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