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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Brazil : Indian baby dies of suspected H1N1 virus infection

Machine translated article from G1 Globo :

An Indian child than a year and three months died Sunday (6) after being hospitalized seven days in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the pediatric ward of the Regional Hospital of Maraba , in southeastern Pará Doctors suspect an infection caused by H1N1 virus has caused the death of the baby Xikrin ethnicity, who lived in the village Katete in Parauapebas , also in the southeastern state. Other cases of the virus have been identified in the same village.

The child had not been vaccinated against the H1N1 virus. "She arrived with suspected pneumonia, which could be caused by virus or bacteria. Given the suspicions we did just collecting and took prophylactic measures" tells the pediatrician Claudia Bueno. The medical team waits for the result of the examinations."

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