Tuesday , September 27 2022

Impact of Hantavirus spreads in Argentina


The impact of hantavirus, in its different strains, it is extends to different areas of Argentina where people are reported dead and infected for that illness.

At first, he was identified outbreak in the locality of Epuyén, in the southern province of Chubut, which has, to date, a balance of 10 deaths and dozens of people enrolled in health centers.

On the eve, two other fatalities were recorded at Entre Ríos (to the center of the country) and in Salta (north), in addition to four confirmed cases in the province of Buenos Aires (center), and one in Jujuy (northwest).

Argentina's health secretary, Adolfo Rubinstein, recently said that it is working to stop the virus but that 'it can not be said that it is controlled'.

Different Specialists criticize the actions of the government national and ensure that a poor management of the latter is what aggravated the epidemiological situation.

Within the wrong policies of the administration of Mauricio Macri, the Sanitary Sovereignty Foundation identified them cuts in the area of ​​Health, the degradation of the national ministry to secretariat and the absence of the State in some territories.

Hantavirus is a disease that is obtained by Inhalation of particles of viruses present in fecal matter, urine and saliva of some types of rodents.

From 2013 to 2018, there have been an average of 100 cases per year of this virus and the provinces with the largest number of cases registered to date are: Buenos Aires, Salta and Jujuy. (I)

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