Heat and humidity create an ideal framework for the spread of mosquitoes; including Dengue (Aedes Aegypti). The authorities of Almiran Brown and Lanus have confirmed Information Region this work has already begun to fight them.
The most important thing is to prevent in the house there are possible tanks of artificial water, where the insects can be lifted. For this reason, municipal health secretariats have already begun neighborhood campaigns to raise awareness and prevent possible cases.
In dialogue with Information Region, Almirante Brown's Secretary of Health, Alejandro Costa, said that preventive operations had begun in the area.
First of all, the tasks are focused on the training and training of healthcare professionals from the municipality responsible for health promoters. Then the work will be community-led "to raise awareness of the arrival of the first heat and the highest humidity to reduce the number of potential hatcheries that can be in the home," the official said.
As a basic recommendation, Costa pointed out "avoiding the accumulation of water in containers". "The point is throwing wasteful containers and covering or turning the useful containers, but without water," he said.
According to the comment, fumigation tasks are unnecessary, mainly due to the fact that the municipality has not flooded surfaces for long periods of time, despite the last storm that affects many neighbors in the region.
Lanús said that operations will start in October and will worsen in late November. It is about "integrated public space, healthcare and community communications," they describe in detail.
The campaign consists of descacharrizción to avoid any scrap element that can serve as mosquito breeding, fumigation, grass cutting and web awareness, media, and neighborhood information brochures. "Tasks usually continue until the end of the summer, so we will probably be by March," they said.
Caused by a virus that is transmitted by the bite of Aedes aegypti, the disease can lead to severe forms of the disease and even to death. They therefore want to take precautions to avoid contagion, especially people planning to travel to bordering states and Central America.
Those who visit the areas with viral cirrhosis of dengue need to be vigilant in the two weeks following the journey for symptoms such as fever, headache (especially in the eye area), muscle and joint pain, rash, nausea and vomiting. In view of these symptoms, you should go to the nearest health unit or consult your doctor to get the right treatment. Do not heal yourself.
Other recommendations are: the use of long-sleeved clothing and long trousers if outdoor activities are to be carried out; use of repellents on exposed skin and on clothing, with applications every 3 hours; using spirals or repellent tablets in homes; avoid outdoor exposure during the first hours of the morning and at dusk, the moments of greatest mosquito activity.
In the case of children, keep riders or mosquito nettles when you are outdoors as long as it allows proper ventilation. Regarding the use of repellents, they are discouraged from applying them to babies under two months of age. It should not be used under clothing or on wounds or irritated skin.
Finally, it is also important to remove or empty waste containers, cans, bottles, tires or tires and other containers that may contain water and are found outdoors. Keep containers that are not used upside down. Clean gutters and curves, replace the water from the vases, or replace it with wet sand, and replace the water every three days from containers containing aquatic plants from fish and animal tanks.