Portugal flu virus "particularly aggressive"

in News · 21-01-2019 08:45:00 · 4 Comments

The flu virus currently circulating in Portugal is said to be one of the most aggressive in Europe and is only comparable to the one found in the UK.

The AH3 virus is said to be particularly aggressive, and especially dangerous to the elderly.

Most recent figures have also shown more than 500 people died last Monday, mostly as a result of complications resulting from the flu virus.

This has been classed as one of the deadliest days recorded in Portugal the past decade.


I am from Finland and here there are doubts whether this is an aggressive virus is true, that is not fake news. People are concerned here.
Is this true?
Thank you for getting more info.
Veera from Finland

By Veera from Other on 23-01-2019 08:58

500 people died last monday ???

are you sure about this number ? it seems to me out of order

By arcangelo gaspari from Algarve on 22-01-2019 09:00

500 in one day? This should make world news!

By Vowles from Algarve on 22-01-2019 06:07

Are you sure that 500 died in the same day becsuse of the flu? Must be wrong.

By PA Wollsen from Lisbon on 21-01-2019 08:57
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