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Influenza virus affects dozens of citizens in Puerto palta, causing headache, vomiting and diarrhea

PUERTO PLATA – . A severe influenza disease currently is affecting a large segment of the adult population and children in POP, which has increased from 50 to 60 percent of local consultations medical pulmonologists .
This situation is observed in the Ricardo Limardo hospital as well as in private clinical centers, where families of the patients explained that this bad flu is linked to seasonal virus and develop symptoms such as severe headaches, fever and even vomiting and in some cases diarrhea .
However, as stated by medical professionals, irregardless that the symptoms of this virus are very severe, people should not be alarmed because this time of the year there is characteristically abrupt temperature changes in the tropics, which cause virus to appear. It is recommended to those affected by the virus to have absolute rest, drink plenty of fluids and seek medical advice if symptoms of fever, muscle pain, headache and malaise persist for many days.

Source: Puerto Plata digital

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Last updated October 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM
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