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Health | August 4, 2009 [ 19:43 ]

4,889 confirmed cases of AH1N1 flu in Peru, 33 deaths reported


LivinginPeru.com
Isabel Guerra

Peru's Ministry of Health (Minsa) confirmed today the 33rd death due to AH1N1 influenza outbreak, along with 108 new confirmed cases, which add up to 4,889 cases in the country.

The new victims are a 67 year old man from Arequipa, who suffered from hypertension and chronic renal failure; a 54 year old woman from Lima, suffering from morbid obesity, hypothyroidism and congestive heart failure; and a 14 year old patient from Arequipa, too

In the other hand, Minsa also reported that 4,104 cases were discharged, while the patients currently suffering from this influenza are only 785.

Minsa reminds the population that the lab test to confirm the presence of the virus is no a prerrequisite to receive treatment.

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1 Comment

# David Mejia Vega says :
August 5, 2009 [ 16:19 ]

I LIVE IN LIMA, I THINK PEOPLE NEED TO LEARN HOW TO PROTECT AGAINST H1N1 FLU VIRUS I CLEAN MY COMPUTER WITH ALCOHOL AND POET(A DESINFECTANT), AND I REALLY HOPE THAT IM DOING WHATS CORRECT I DONT WANT THIS F VIRUS INTO MY HOME, AND I KNOW THAT NO ONE WANT IT EITHER, I DESINFECT MY TVCONTROL TOO...
IGUESS ALCOHOL IS THE KEY...BWISHES2UALL!! DONT DIE OK...XD

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