CARPHA Health authorities Wednesday confirmed that one person had died in St Lucia as a result of the H1N1 influenza
Health authorities Wednesday confirmed that one person had died in St Lucia as a result of the H1N1 influenza.
The Department of Health and Wellness, which recently announced that it had launched a probe into the deaths of several men there, said it had received confirmation from the Trinidad based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), of the "association of H1N1 influenza, in one of the recent, respiratory deaths among males."
It said the H1N1 influenza has also been confirmed in other persons who only developed mild flu like illness and who recovered completed with treatment.
H1N1 influenza, also referred to as Swine Flu is caused by a virus that had been the main cause of the influenza pandemic in 2009.
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