The World Health Organization declared today as a pandemic influenza AH1N1 also called swine flu, or influenza or AH1N1 just as influenza A, the maximum level 6, which means an expansion of the swine influenza virus.
“We have to understand very well that if we declare the pandemic phase 6, it means that the virus is spreading and that there is contagion in stable communities in countries of different regions,” said deputy general director, Keiji Fukuda.
The statement was taken after the reunion was held in Geneva by the comite of emergency. The first is that the flu World Health Organization declared pandemic.
The declaration of a pandemic does not, the preventive measures already taken, nor the declaration of a pandemic means that the number of deaths increased dramatically, but the declaration of a pandemic is more to governments, must face the problem and also due to the disease influenza has spread to several continents.
“That does not mean that the virus has become more severe the disease is more severe or the increased mortality rate.”
The main thing about the statement is to be maintained and preventive measures that the health facilities, they have provided this and more at the moment so that it arrives in a patient with symptoms of influenza AH1N1, precautionary measures are taken necessary, but to cure the patient and prevent the expansion.
“The swine flu virus (influenza A)” will circulate throughout the world for a year or two, and passed to people in a pandemic, ” says the number two of the World Health Organization (WHO), Keiji Fukuda.
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