An employee of the municipality of Epuyén, in Chubut, became the second death due to the lung syndrome in the province of Hantavirus.
The man, who was 61 years old and hospitalized in intensive care, was one of the five positive cases of hantavirus approved by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (INEI) Carlos Malvern, where the samples are sent.
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The remaining composite picture is that of a 15-year-old boy who also remained in intensive care but with clear recovery, while the other patients were released, rut
Meanwhile, Malbrán's results are expected in three new cases reported as "suspicious."