Flurona in Mexico: University of Guadalajara reported two cases and there are already 3 infections in the country

Nayarit also reported a case of this disease (Photo: EFE / Francisco Guasco)

The University of Guadalajara (UdG), in conjunction with the state Health Secretariat, reported that two cases of flurone, the simultaneous infection of influenza and COVID-19, in the federative entity of Jalisco; However, the university authorities asked the population not to be alarmed and indicated that they are already carrying out the corresponding studies.

The head of the Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Emerging and Remerging Diseases (Ladeer), Alejandra Natali Vega Magaña, said that both infections required outpatient care, For this reason, serious pictures have been ruled out in the state so far.

In addition, he explained that the detection of double infection was made thanks to the diagnostic kit COVID Flu, which was created in conjunction with the Geneses2Life company; it is capable of detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the influenza virus simultaneously.

The first case of Flurona was reported in Israel (Photo: EFE / EPA / ABIR SULTA / File)
The first case of Flurona was reported in Israel (Photo: EFE / EPA / ABIR SULTA / File)

During the press conference to report on the development of COVID-19 in the state, Vega Magaña asked the population “not to enter into stress”. He asserted that in the next few days more information will be given in this regard, since the corresponding analyzes are still being carried out at the UdG in order to understand how the infection develops.

“This information (the two infections), the University of Guadalajara is going to take it with caution and we are going to analyze the information in this regard”

Finally, he communicated that currently Ómicron is the dominant variant in Jalisco infections, obtaining 95.5% of the total cases; while infections by the Delta variant have decreased, reaching 3.3%, which has caused less saturation in hospitals.

Information in development …


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