59-year old man in serious condition after infected by mutated flu virus

13 January 2016
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The first case of (H3N2 type A) flu in the winter period was confirmed after the completion of the lab examinations at the central Greek city of Larissa.

The patient, a 59-year-old man, is being hospitalised at Larissa hospital IC in serious condition.

The man has been infected by a mutated strain of influenza virus that according to the scientific community is responsible for most of the flu cases in Greece which brought the country in state of emergency in 2009 on the occasion of the pandemic crisis of the virus H1N1.

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