Increased to 28 deaths in Mexico due to influenza so far in 2018


So far this year influenza deaths in Mexico grew 93% compared to 2017, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin from the Mexican Ministry of Health.

That number translates into 28 recorded deaths this year over the past two years. The Health Secretary warned last September that at this time of year there would be greater circulation of the AH1N1 virus.

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Cases increased 210% in the first month of winter, compared to the same period in 2017. This year there were 491 positive cases, while in 2017 there were 158, Prensa Latina reported.

States with many cases Veracruz, with 73; Guerrero, 63; Chiapas, 46; Sinaloa, 39, and Oaxaca, with 34, which constitutes 51.9% of the total number of cases confirmed nationally.

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