South Pacific People More Prone To H1N1 Complications, Says WHO
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
Executive SummaryPeople who live in the South Pacific region are more prone to complications of the H1N1 virus because of obesity and heart disease, according to the World Health Organization. The WHO reportedly issued a warning of a higher risk of complications among that population, saying that regardless of the affect of underlying health problems, obesity alone could increase H1N1 problems and a higher risk of death. A WHO representative for the region said the residents have some of the highest risk factors in the world. (Click here for more
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