Alert in Los Santos!  Chikungunya and dengue cases confirmed

The chikungunya case was confirmed in a child under the age of six from the Pedasí district in early August, according to a report on vector-borne diseases from the Epidemiology department of the Los Santos Health region.

Panama- The province of The Saints reflects to date a confirmed case from chikungunya, disease transmitted to humans by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, whose most common symptom is an asudden onset of fever with joint pain

In case of chikungunya it was confirmed in a less from six years from the district of Pedasí, at the beginning of August, according to a report on vector-borne diseases of the Epidemiology department from the Health region of Los Santos.

Reportedly, the patient exceeded the uncomplicated disease medical graveswhile being confirmed that the inspects de rigueur in the surroundings of the housea, to determine the traceability of this case.

The report He also indicated that a dengue case, diagnosed at the end of the month of June in a patient 83 year old female from Guararé, these two being the cases of diseases reported in the province transmitted by the mosquito.

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The health authorities they indicated that requires citizen collaborationto stop remove lyou containers that contain water and they can be hatchery reservoirs, swork everything in rainy season, a call that has been repetitive, but still many residents do not practice.

Residents consulted indicated that more fumigation is required, since the presence of mosquitos it is constant, however the authorities reiterated that with the fumigations I know they eliminate the adult animals, but eggs and larvae survive and continue their process until they reach adults.

The Health Region de Los Santos performs educational days andn all communities for beef up the precautionary measures who seek to avoid breeding sites for Aedes aegypty mosquitoes and Aedes Albopictus, transmitters of these and other diseases, while carrying out fumigations, Minsa said in a statement.

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