Immunization, hand washing and the habit of covering the mouth and nose with the forearm when sneezing and coughing, are the best practices against the seasonal viruses
Q COSTA RICA NEWS – A total of 112 people died in Costa Rica in 2016 as a result of respiratory viruses, mainly AH1N1, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin of the Minister de Salud (Ministry of Health).
The bulletin reads that more than half (54%) of the deaths were from the AH1N1 virus, followed by the respiratory syncytial (18%), AH3N2 (15%) and 13% died by other types of influences.
In addition, 92% of people who died from respiratory viruses had risk factors because 22% were older than 65, 19% were cardiac patients, and 18% had chronic respiratory diseases.
Thirty-five percent had

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