Influenza Kills 277 People in Mexico

Mexico, Mar 19 (Prensa Latina) Influenza affected 7,236 people and killed 277 patients during the winter season in Mexico, according to a report published by the Secretariat of Health on Saturday.

For the second week in a row, the AH1N1 stem infected 3,115 patients, accounting for 43 percent of the total number of cases, the secretariat added.

Mexico City reported most cases, followed by the states of Mexico and Jalisco.

Adults over 65 years of age, babies aged 1-4, and young people between 30 and 34 years old are the most vulnerable groups.

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