12-year-old girl dies victim of H3N2 in Santa Catarina

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12-year-old girl dies victim of H3N2 in Santa Catarina

The Secretary of Health of Santa Catarina also confirmed the death of a 96-year-old woman from Influenza

Baptist Santos

Posted on Dec 31, 2021

Last Thursday (30), Santa Catarina confirmed the first death by H3N2. The victim was a 12-year-old teenager, resident of Brusque. In addition, the Health Secretary also confirmed a death by Influenza of a 96-year-old woman, resident of Joinville, registered in December. However, the virus subtype has not been identified.

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In 2021, Santa Catarina has already registered 55 cases of influenza in the state, with one case of influenza A (H1N1) pdm09, two cases of influenza B, 47 cases of influenza H3 and five cases of influenza A (non-subtype or inconclusive).

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Last week, the State Department of Health issued an alert directing cities to carry out the protocol indicated by the Ministry of Health.

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