The fourth case of transmission of the Hanta virus so far this year in Chile


This Sunday confirmed the case of the four hepatitis viruses listed so far in 2019 in our country, according to someone in the Maule region.

According to information, it was a local farmer, who was initially hospitalized at Talca, where he was for a day, but was later transferred to Santiago.

The 56-year-old man is in the Intensive Care Unit at the Las Condes Clinic with life-threatening risks, according to the media.

The victim is connected to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO).

Keep in mind that last Saturday, January 12, the first death of that year in the country was confirmed because of a hanta virus.

It was Patricia Henríquez, a health official who corresponded with the first case in the Los Lagos area, and died after staying a few days at the del Tórax Hospital in Santiago.

UNO Agency


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