Influenza cases increase in Yucatan; the first death from the disease is reported
MÉRIDA, YUC. | SSY (January 20, 2022).- In Yucatan, sanitary measures are reinforced due to the increase in influenza. The entity registered the first death from the disease, a situation that had not occurred for three years.
In Yucatán, the first death from influenza of the season (from the AH3N2 strain) was recorded, a disease that has killed 29 people from 13 states. Until January 14, the State reports 222 positive cases of the disease, according to the epidemiological statistics of the Federal Ministry of Health.
Due to the accelerated increase in respiratory disease preventable through vaccination, Nuevo León ousted Quintana Roo and Yucatán from the first two places in the national incidence table.