H1N1 Outbreak Kills 9 People in Morocco

by Adeline Dorcas on  February 4, 2019 at 3:07 PM Tropical Disease News
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An outbreak of swine flu kills nearly nine people in Morocco. Morocco's Minister of Health Anas Doukkali stated that the H1N1 flu had claimed the lives of four more people.
H1N1 Outbreak Kills 9 People in Morocco
H1N1 Outbreak Kills 9 People in Morocco

Doukkali mentioned that the spread of the H1N1 virus was 'normal' compared with previous years. He also added that the health officials are closely monitoring the epidemiological situation in the country.

The symptoms of swine flu includes,
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Body pain
  • Extreme tiredness

People with these symptoms are advised to stay at home, get treated, and cover their nose and mouth while sneezing or coughing.

Doukkali urged elderly people, pregnant women, children under five years and patients suffering from various chronic diseases to be more cautious and get vaccinated against the flu.

Source: Medindia

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