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194 dengue cases were confirmed in the laboratory

Provincial epidemiology coordination today announced that only 194 patients with dengue fever have been confirmed in Tartagal since October last year in 712 patients with febrile syndrome. The remaining 518 febrile patients were removed by the dengue lab.

From the epidemiological surveillance of the hospital, Juan Domingo Perón reported that in April 207 patients were reported with febrile syndrome, of which 37 were hospitalized.

While nowadays there were 2 people in the fever room that would be released by day.

Sub-administration of hospital Juan Domingo Perón under Pedro Urueña said that the provision of paracetamol and ibuprofen by the Ministry of Health; medications for the treatment of febrile syndromes.

"Over the past six months, we have received 14,340 paracetamol boxes and 11,300 ibuprofen boxes, so the population is covered," the doctor said.

In addition, he informed that in-patient services and on-call care work normally.

Urueña also stressed that the preventive tasks were intensified, which strengthened the presence of health agents in the neighborhood who, in addition to performing blockade tasks, intensified the search for febriles.

"During the last weekend the blockade was carried out in 277 families (32 blocks) Norte Grande neighborhood and settlement, 17 health agents and 1 truck were available, health education was strengthened, febrile symptomatic search and elimination In the vast majority of dwellings there were one or more locations reproduction with mosquito larvae, ”he said.

Provincial situation

The Ministry of Health also said there are still 680 cases of dengue confirmed by laboratories across the province. Patients develop favorably and are from Tartagal, Oran, Salvador Mazza, Colonia Santa Rosa, Pichanal, Aguaray, Morillo, Santa Victoria Este, Vessel, Rivadavia, Mosconi, G emes and La Union.

All cases are classic dengue; There are no cases of severe dengue (hemorrhagic), nor patients with zika, chikungunya or dengue.

In a national context, in the central region (Buenos Aires, CABA, Córdoba, Entre Ríos and Santa Fe) there are 3197 confirmed dengue cases.

The following is NEA (Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa and Misiones) with 1,915 dengue cases. There are 1905 cases in the NOA region (Catamarca, Jujuy, La Rioja, Salta, Santiago del Estero and Tucumán).


Public health recommends keeping the courtyard clean and free of containers or items that can accumulate water to prevent the spread of dengue mosquitoes.

It is recommended to examine terraces, gardens, gutters and places where water can stand, and to dispose of all containers that serve as hatcheries. Also, change the water of the feed consumers daily, clean the walls of all containers, cover the water tanks well, seal the blind wells and place the mosquito net in the vents, keep the grass short and weed.

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