Thursday , January 21 2021

Bolivia confirmed four deaths caused by dengue in the population near La Paz



Bolivia confirmed on Monday the death of a 9-year-old girl as a fourth case quantified by the outbreak of dengue which mainly affects the sub-tropical population of Carrani, located 163 km from La Paz.

Minors "was admitted to the Caravans Hospital with severe pain and suffering, and was later transferred to De Nino Hospital (La Paz), where he had a (cardiac) arrest," he said. National Head of Epidemiology, Vicente Gonzalez, according to a statement Bolivian Ministry of Health,

Death occurs almost at midnight on Sunday, one day after the death of a 44-year-old man who also had "a very advanced stage of the disease," said the same source.

The other two cases correspond to a child of five years and a woman at the age of 22, according to a report proposed by Head of the Department of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Health in La Paz, Alejandra Salas,

Measures in the area

The specialist pointed out that in this population of the Camp Department of La Paz cleaning of mosquito breeding sites of the disease.

According to national health authorities, Three weeks ago, fifteen specialists entered a place to organize the municipal declaration of emergency, coordinates the work on environmental protection and the complete fumigation of the population.

The report of the National Epidemiological Unit also establishes this There are 767 dengue cases in Bolivia and this 260 happened in the town of Karanovi, of about 14,000 inhabitants.

DNA is a disease that occurs with anxiety, headache, fever and muscle discomfort, which may lead to more complex hemorrhagic symptoms.

The insect-causing disease is reproduced at that time, often in rain in the warm areas of Bolivia, and for this reason to take advantage of any water spacesuch as abandoned tires, rubble or swamps.


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