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...

Victim of H1N1 influenza dies in Los Rios province

Everaldo Manuel Crespo, 35, fell ill in the city of Quevedo and died 10 days ago, today health authorities in the province of Los Rios confirmed that his death was caused by the H1N1 influenza. Crespo, a native of the parish’s El Guayacan in Quevedo, became the first...

Mass peace greetings shall be carried out with a reverence due to H1N1

After a few but steady number of victims who have died from the influenza H1N1, Bishop Monsignor Julio Parrilla, Riobamba, recommended that the greeting of peace, during the mass, be carried out with a reverence and during the communion they can receive the sacrament in their...

H1N1 Flu reaches the Ecuadorian Coast

The sixth victim of the dangerous H1N1 influenza virus in Ecuador, was a 23 year old youth from Tarqui Parish, located in the Manta canton. The announcement was made today by Health Minister Carina Vance. Vance sent to the Manta port 57 ambulances for the preventive plan for...

H1N1 virus claims another victim in Tungurahua

In that province, in the center of the country, the number of victims of the H1N1 influenza virus increased, now there are 19 infected and 3 deaths, as reported yesterday by the governor Lira Villalva. Villalva explained that the positive results of the case have presented...

There’s no H1N1 virus outbreak said the Ministry of Health

The Health Ministry ruled out the possibility of an outbreak of H1N1 virus despite the growing presence of confirmed cases in the Central highlands of Ecuador. The minister, Carina Vance, indicated that it has been identified a significant growth of the virus, but it the...

H1N1 Flu claims another victim

During the afternoon of Saturday, July 13, another person died because of H1N1 flu in Ambato, Highlands of Ecuador. Lorena Velasco, the provincial health director Tungurahua, made the confirmation of the death. The new victim was isolated in the IESS hospital in Ambato. In this...