Mazatlan dengue cases increase

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He considered that the decay campaigns should begin before the period of proliferation of this mosquito begins.

Mazatlán, Sinaloa.- The epidemiologist of the Sanitary Jurisdiction number 6, José Santiago Reyes Reyes, confirmed that the campaigns against the dengue mosquito are permanent, however, according to the behavior of the disease derived from this mosquito, it is This year is likely to be similar to the previous one.

Even though the rains were foreseen for the months of June or July, the first rain in April, although light, can promote the proliferation of this mosquito. According to Reyes Reyes, that minimal rain is “more than enough.”

“If the rains have a lot to do with it, the rains were expected for the month of June-July, but the rains were early and with that little rain that falls it is more than enough for the mosquitoes to come out, but they are already there, that is the problem ”, said the doctor.

The epidemiologist announced that, although there is a presence of this mosquito-carrying dengue disease throughout the year, August is when more cases begin to be confirmed. Meanwhile, only 4 serious cases have been confirmed so far this year, as well as 56 probable ones.

“Confirmed by laboratory-confirmed severe dengue 4, dengue with larval signs is 6, but 56 are likely, of those 56 4 are positive, alarm signs are 16 this year, an increase of 23 percent (… ) As of week 31, which has been since August when cases begin to increase, that is the history of cases since dengue exists here throughout the country, ”he explained.

According to Reyes Reyes, the behavior of this disease varied every two years, however in recent years cases have been reported every year, along with the previous one, so it is expected that this 2021 in Mazatlan infections by dengue fever are similar to last year.

“If it varies, the behavior of dengue varies but before we said that every two years there was an increase in cases, but it has been a long time that almost the years go hand in hand, with similar numbers of cases, it could be similar to last year the presence of cases ”, he said.

He considered that the decay campaigns should begin before the period of proliferation of this mosquito begins.

Source: reaccioninformativa.com

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