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Reduce cases of dengue – El Sol de León


Due to the opportune actions carried out by the health sector in the entity and the response from the population, it was possible to reduce the cases of dengue recorded in Guanajuato up to 99%, after 2017 occupying the first place in national level

For the year 2017 Guanajuato closed with 4 thousand 141 cases confirmed by this virus, which is transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which is reproduced in clean water that is sealed in containers such as corcholatas, cubetas, pots, glasses, among others.

According to the National Epidemiological Surveillance System of the Secretariat of Federal Health, up to week 50 of the previous year were 3 thousand 830 cases in Guanajuato of this virus without alarm data, against 38 which are registered this year for the same period, which results in a 99% reduction in cases.

Similarly, for this year, only 3 are killed for this virus, which also results in a reduction, since in the year 2017 there were 14 deaths.

The Ministry of Health conducted tours in all municipalities for nebulizations, as well as initiating campaigns to promote citizen participation; On the other hand, the society collaborated in the descacharrización of their homes, using repellent and placing mosquito nets in the windows.

5 cases of Zika

During the 50 weeks of 2018 5 cases of Zika were recorded in Guanajuato, two of them in women and three in men, during the year 2017 for the same period no cases were presented.

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