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Reduce cases of dengue fever – El Sol de León

Because of the exact actions taken by the state health sector and response by the population, it is possible to reduce dengue fever cases registered in Guanajuato by 99%, after occupying the first place nationally in 2017.

For 2017, Guanajuato was closed with 4,141 cases confirmed by this virus, which was transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito, which reproduces in clean water that stagnates in containers such as corcholatas, buckets, pots, cups, among others.

According to the National Epidemiology Monitoring System of the Federal Health Secretariat, up to the 50th week of the previous year there were 3,000 830 cases in Guanajuato of this virus without alarm data, of 38 registered this year for the same period, which meant a 99% reduction in cases.

Also, for this year only 3 deaths were recorded by this virus, which also resulted in a reduction, because in 2017 there were 14 deaths.

The Ministry of Health toured all cities to circulate, in addition to starting a campaign to promote citizen participation; For its part, the community worked together in disposing of their homes, using insect repellent and placing mosquito nets in their windows.

5 cases of Zika

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

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