Eleven cases of flu have been detected on a ship arriving in Manzanillo


Colima's Health Minister attends eleven crew members of a vessel infected with the H1N1 flu virus.

The ship named "Puma", the Panamanian flag, arrived on the 14th of February at the port of Manzanillo, which comes from San Francisco, United States, and according to the route it is the final destination of the port of Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

The staff of the Ministry of Health maintains contact with the personnel on board, preventing them from disembarking and keeping the situation under control in accordance with the protocols defined by international health standards.

Health chief Miguel Becerra said the eleven crew members demonstrating the symptoms of H1N1 are being observed and their grounding should not be allowed to avoid any health incidents while verifiable clinical analyzes are being verified.


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