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The first day of the year in Salta appeared in Tartagal



January 25, 2019 – 17:44
The first three dengue cases in Salta in 2019 were reported in Tartagal, in the northern part of the province, where three elderly people have contracted the disease while analyzing the occurrence of febrile cases in the Oran district and warning of the possibility of a outbreak in Bolivia .

The first three dengue cases in Salta in 2019 were reported in Tartagal, in the northern part of the province, where three elderly people have contracted the disease while analyzing the occurrence of febrile cases in the Oran district and warning of the possibility of a outbreak in Bolivia .
Sources from the Salta Ministry of Health announced that the population was asked for extreme care and preventive measures to avoid the spread of mosquito-transmitted diseases as the first three dengue cases were reported in the province in Tartagal. ,

It's about three adults, one of whom records the history of the trip to Bolivia and everyone is treated at the local Juan Domingo Peron Hospital, are in good condition and continue with outpatient treatment.

As usual in these cases, the Tartagal Operational Area, with the aid of the provincial epidemiology, performs blocking tasks to prevent the spread of mosquitoes.

The cases reported in Salta are added to the 16 registered this year in the rest of the country, in the provinces of Buenos Aires, Mission, Santa Fe, Chaco and Entre Rios.

On the other hand, the head of the Salta Laboratory Network Monitoring Program, Francisco Garcia Campos, met with the health team of the Oranus Operational Zone and the Secretary of the Environment of the Municipality, Carmen Olivera.

The aim of the meeting was to coordinate prevention work prior to the occurrence of feverish incidents in the vicinity on Feb. 20, when blocking tasks, focused control throughout the area, and insecticide spraying, joint task of public health teams, were carried out. and the National Service of Vectors.
"It is important to continue to strengthen mosquito control actions aedes aegypti, dengue transmitter, Zika and Chikungunya, and in cases where we have strengthened supplies of repellents," said Garcia Campos, adding that "there are no cases so far this year in Salta.

The vector specialist recommends extreme prevention measures for the population, paying special attention to the sectors surrounding the home and to eliminate any element that could be used by the female to lay their eggs.


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