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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mexico : Juárez records five H1N1 deaths in a month

Article from El Paso Times :

" The death toll from the H1N1 flu outbreak in Juárez has risen to five within a month, with 48 Juárez residents already infected with the H1N1 virus, Chihuahua health authorities said Wednesday.
The deaths of two people in Juárez - one of them a traffic police officer - were confirmed as a result of the H1N1 virus March 20.

Juárez health authorities issued an alert upon linking those deaths to the H1N1 virus and had applied more than 269,815 vaccines so far in Juárez, officials said.

Juárez residents, mainly pregnant women, are encouraged to get the vaccine. It is free for everybody, officials said."

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