All posts tagged "influenza"
Influenza-suspected deaths in Puerto Rico investigated
Health secretary reiterates importance of vaccination to prevent spread
- Posted February 5, 2018
Health agencies urge Puerto Ricans to vaccinate against Influenza
Free vaccinations to be offered at Vidapalooza festival
- Posted September 13, 2016
Influenza Cases on the Rise
SAN JUAN – Health Secretary Ana Ríus said Thursday that 84 cases of influenza were reported for the epidemiologic week 33 (from Aug. 14 to Aug. 20) for a total of 1,489 cases reported so far for...
- Posted August 25, 2016
Influenza Cases Dropping, but People Advised to Stay Vigilant
SAN JUAN – The Puerto Rico Health Department reported 61 new cases of influenza for the week ending Aug. 13, or epidemiological week number 32, for a total 1,344 cases for this year’s season. Last year’s season...
- Posted August 19, 2016
Health Secretary: 9 new Zika Cases Confirmed
SAN JUAN – In the latest arboviral report corresponding to epidemiological week No. 4 of the calendar year, nine cases laboratory-confirmed Zika virus cases were added, Health Secretary Ana Ríus Armendáriz announced Friday. The health official emphasized...
- Posted February 12, 2016
First Case of Pregnant Woman with Zika Virus Confirmed
SAN JUAN – Health Secretary Ana Ríus issued a news release Thursday, where the agency says three new Zika virus cases have been added to the latest weekly report, including one involving a pregnant woman. The secretary...
- Posted February 4, 2016
Influenza Epidemic Declared in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Health Secretary Ana Ríus said Thursday that influenza has become an epidemic in Puerto Rico due to the 1,349 reported cases. Nearly 3,800 cases have been reported and nearly 400 people have been hospitalized...
- Posted January 28, 2016
States Hone Health Crisis Plans to Activate in Catastrophes
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The scenarios are grim: A pandemic influenza swamps the availability of hospital ventilators. A chemical spill exhausts antidote supplies and decontamination abilities. A terror attack overwhelms ambulances and trauma centers. A big earthquake,...
- Posted January 17, 2016