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Cuba confirmed its fifth case of Influenza A H1N1 on June 6 in Canadian Tourist
In a press released, published by Juventud Rebelde, the Cuban Health Ministry explains that as part of control measures at airports, personal temperature sensors have been active to detect fever, accompanied by cough and other symptoms that could be related to the epidemic affecting the world.

The Canadian tourist entered Cuban territory through the Antonio Maceo International Airport in Santiago, and as soon as the symptoms were detected the woman was transferred to the Juan Bruno Zayas provincial hospital for study and treatment, where she is still hospitalized and progressing favorably, the note reads.

The patient has been guaranteed appropriate treatment and studies towards the virus-related diagnosis. She has been administered the medication known as Oseltamivir, while the rest of those travelling with the woman are under epidemiological surveillance, the note explains.

The Ministry of Health also alerts the Cuban population about taking all personal and collective hygienic measures to avoid infection and the need to look for medical assistance in case of perceiving any persistent respiratory symptoms.


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