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Thursday 21 of October 2021

First Mexican Victim of Influenza AH3N2 Dies in Nuevo León


INICIA CAMPAÑA DE VACUNACIÓN CONTRA LA INFLUENZA EN EL DF
INICIA CAMPAÑA DE VACUNACIÓN CONTRA LA INFLUENZA EN EL DF
Health Secretariat confirms 177 deaths by influenza in

MEXICO CITY – The Health Secretariat reported that a woman died due to influenza AH3N2 in Nuevo León. This was the first person killed by the virus during the 2015-2016 winter.

The 40 year-old woman, living with diabetes and hypertension, had not received the vaccine against the virus.

In the state, 187 cases of influenza have been reported so far; 177 are confirmed as AH3N2, four are AH1N1, two are not identified and one is from the B type.

Six deaths for influenza were reported last season in the state.

The agency said that a vaccination campaign aimed to combat influenza started in the winter months.