Three dead from H1N1 influenza virus

21 June 2019
Three dead from H1N1 influenza virus

Three people have died of H1N1, influenza virus, so far in Myanmar's Yangon region, Dr Thar Tun Kyaw, an official from the Ministry of Health and Sports said on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

The three reported deaths were from Yangon General Hospital and two other hospitals in North Okkalapa and Insein townships, respectively.

A total of eight cases of such virus infections have been detected nationwide after testing specimen as of June 14 included the three deaths.

Similar to seasonal flu, the symptoms of H1N1 include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, headaches, chills as well as vomiting and diarrhoea.