Young woman from Taiwan is the first infected with new avian flu virus

The 20-year-old woman is the first human in the world that suffers from avian flu H6N1, reported the magazine ‘Lancet Respiratory Medicine’. Doctors took a sample from the throat of this young woman who had trouble  breathing and flu-like symptoms last May and after...

Vaccination against influenza begins today

The vaccine against the flu, including H1N1, AH3N2 and B types, will be available from today in the medical centers of the Health Ministry of Ecuador (MSP). This campaign, which will culminate on December 31, is more focused on help children, the elderly, pregnant women and...
3, 7 million doses will be applied

On Monday begins vaccination against influenza

Until December 31 those wishing to get a flu shot may do it in the country’s health medical centers for free, due to a vaccination campaign of the Ministry of Public Health which has invested $ 13, 85 million in the purchase of vaccines. According to Health Minister Carina...

Vaccines arrived against influenza

Since last Tuesday, the country received 1 920 480 doses for adults against influenza H1N1, influenza B and AH3N2, which are part of 3.7 million doses that the Ministry of health expected to distribute free from mid November and until the end of the next December, for the public...

Medical consultations in health centers have increased

In Guayaquil, until July, 15.000 patients received medical care in several health subcenters  located in  different sectors of the city. During the month of August this figure increased by 30%, since 19. 204 received medical care in the same subcenters. The increase is due to the...

AH1N1 flu epidemic expands

The deadly influenza killed two persons in Manabi, one in Esmeraldas and another in Cotopaxi, confirmed The Respiratory Inspection  “Agua Grave”, through  the website of the Ministry of public health. In addition, it was reported that until August 20, which was...

14 victims of H1N1 confirmed by the Ministry of Health

The Minister Carina Vance confirmed this week that the number of fatalities for the H1N1 influenza was 14, while the confirmed cases are 187. According to the reports from the provincial departments of health in the country, the H1N1 positive cases were reported in 15 provinces....

Number of infected with the AH1N1 virus climbed to 51

The under-secretary  for health surveillance of the Ministry of public health (MSP), Norma Armas, reported that the two persons who were diagnosed with the AH1N1 flu remain stable and in isolation in the room of infectious diseases of the Enrique Garces  Hospital of Quito....
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