Saturday, December 03, 2022

Another patient dies of pneumonia of unknown origin in Tukumani

Private Hospital Luz Medica, Where Pneumonia Outbreak Was Detected, Evacuated
Private hospital Luz Medica, where pneumonia outbreak was detected, evacuated

This was confirmed by the Ministry of Public Health of Tucumán this morning. The death of a new patient associated with a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown origin.

“It is a 48-year-old male patient with comorbidities, who was admitted in a public area hospital in critical condition,” confirmed health department sources. infobae,

The First Samples Sent To The Malbran Institute From An Outbreak Of Bilateral Pneumonia In Our Province Gave A Positive Result For Legionella
The first samples sent to the Malbran Institute from an outbreak of bilateral pneumonia in our province gave a positive result for Legionella

This is a man who worked in the Luz Medica Sanatorium. So far there are 11 patients who have come under the grip of this disease. like this, already There are four dead for the same reason.

the first deceased was a This was followed up by a 68-year-old doctor and then by a 45-year-old nurse last Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, on Thursday, the spokesman of the Provincial Health Department gave this information. infobae The third deceased and shortly after, the provincial minister of the region, Luis Medina-Ruiz, He told a press conference that “a 70-year-old patient died, who was admitted to a private hospital”. medical light, where the outbreak was detected. The woman was admitted to that clinic on August 20 last for another health problem.

This Saturday, Tucuman. National Senator for Paul Yedlin (Frante de Todos) announced that the first samples were sent Malbran Institute From an outbreak of bilateral pneumonia in our province they threw Positive Result for LegionellaAnd that health minister, Carla VizottiWill be in our province in the next few hours to officially confirm it.

,The latest information that we have speaks of a possible visit by Minister Vizotti, certainly with the people of Malbran, to announce that some of the samples sent to Malbran have confirmed that bilateral from medical intensive care light. The name of the bacteria that causes this outbreak of pneumonia is Legionella pneumophila.”, Yedlin announced according to the newspaper El Tucumano.

Tucuman Confirms A New Death From Pneumonia
Tucuman confirms a new death from pneumonia

While the Malbran Institute quickly confirmed the results from an analysis of several patients with disease causing bilateral pneumonia (Legionella), from the Provincial Health System (Ciprosa) confirmed cases of a patient 11 which is serious. This fresh death of a doctor admitted in a government hospital was also announced. In view of this situation, provincial health sources have confirmed it. infobae It is expected that in the afternoon, the country’s own health minister, Carla Vizotti, will arrive in Tucumán and make an announcement about the bacteria found in laboratory tests.

,Legionella is a bacterium that has been known for many years, with the first being described in 1975. It is called Legionella because its first outbreak occurred in a former Legionnaires’ Center. And from there the name was taken. Its outbreak has spread far and wide all over the world. In 2013 in San Antonio de Areco in Argentina, there was one of 14 people in intensive care: doctors, nurses and also occasional patients, with some unfortunately very serious cases,” the legislator explained.

The Luz Medica Sanatorium In Tucumán Was The Epicenter Of Cases Of Bilateral Pneumonia.
The Luz Medica Sanatorium in Tucumán was the epicenter of cases of bilateral pneumonia.

The Chairman of the Health Commission of the Upper House indicated that Legionella is “a bacterium that has the ability to be highly aggressive or give mild cases to people with previous health problems due to age, condition, or respiratory problems.,

,It is sensitive to some antibiotics that were given in Tucumán from the beginning.”, he insisted, and asked to stop referring to the outbreak as an “unknown” disease. ,If it were Legionella or some other similar bacterium, the truth is that we were facing a synchronous outbreak of bilateral pneumonia, not some unknown disease.”, he emphasized.

In that sense, he stressed that “from an outbreak of the coronavirus or monkeypox, it was important to allay the fear of an unknown disease among the people of Tucumán”, adding that “the fear of this disease was considerable, but if an unknown Puts the surname, it is not known how it is treated or how it spreads, and it is known”.

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