Hermosillo, Sonora, November 17, 2018. Gerardo Álvarez Hernández warned that with the influenza's aggressive attack every two years, a larger force and mortality rate will be expected this winter 2018-2019.
The director of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the health authority, explained that the virus gets stronger every two years because it has a biennial cycle and there are more cases than the previous season.
Likewise, he argued that people with risk factors are at increased risk of serious forms of risk and death and should receive influenza vaccination from January and February this month. When there is a big rise in the case.
"The most dangerous people are children between the ages of 6 and 5, adults over 60, pregnant women, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, smoking, chronic lung disease, heart disease, HIV and cancer."
Biologics for influenza can be used safely and in health units, this season to protect against life-threatening dangers by protecting against circulatory viruses, preventing disease, or minimizing effects.
Alvarez Hernandez pointed out the importance of going to the Ministry of Health because nearly everyone who died of influenza last season was not vaccinated, according to the Ministry of Health epidemic.
He points out that influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness that spreads easily in schools, shelters, workplaces, and cities and affects severity from three to seven days, depending on the condition of the person.
"If you have fever, cough, headache, sore throat, nausea and fatigue, do not take your medicine," he concluded, "to get to the health department immediately to resolve the disease.