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Doctor office visits increased slightly

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Two H1N1-related deaths were reported in the last week in N.M.

By Special to the Monitor

Influenza-Like Illness

Visits to healthcare providers for influenza-like illness increased slightly from 4.9 percent last week to 5.4 percent this week. The Department tracks influenza-like illness, which is defined as fever and either cough and/or sore throat, at 26 clinics throughout the state.

Influenza-like illness is the best indicator of flu activity in the state.  H1N1 influenza is still the predominant strain of flu in New Mexico at this time. All positive flu tests are presumed to be novel H1N1 influenza.

The severity of illness due to novel H1N1 influenza has not changed nationally or in New Mexico from the spring.

Deaths

The Department of Health is reporting two H1N1-related deaths in the last week in New Mexico. The latest deaths are a 78-year-old female from Bernalillo County with chronic medical conditions and a 59-year-old female from Luna County whose medical history has not been determined yet.

There have been 42 deaths related to H1N1 influenza in the state. Information about the other deaths is listed on the Department’s H1N1 website at: www.nmhealth.org/H1N1.

Vaccine Information


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