Classic and hemorrhagic dengue hits Honduras
Given the incidence reiterates the call for people to take preventive measures eradicating breeding grounds for the aedes aegypti mosquito, transmitter of the disease
06.02.10 -- Updated: 06.02.10 08:07 pm -- Editors: firstname.lastname@example.org
The cases of classic dengue and hemorrhagic show a spike in just 35 days a year.
According to the data handled by the Ministry of Health in epidemiological week 4 in the country recorded 1.406 cases of dengue fever.
This represents an increase of 57 percent from the same epidemiological week of 2009.The capital city continues to rank first with 667 cases of classic.
As relates to dengue hemorrhagic fever are reported eight cases of these six persons are residing in the Central District.
It confirms one death from dengue hemorrhagic fever. The name originated and where the victim was not revealed.
With respect to suspected dengue cases are studied 361 patients. Note that the vulnerable segments of the population such as children and elderly are suffering from this disease.
Given the incidence reiterates the call for people to take preventive measures eradicating breeding grounds for the aedes aegypti mosquito, transmitter of the disease.
It was reported that no official of the Ministry of Health dared to provide information on these statistics.
Apparently, the new health authorities have forbidden to reveal statistics of dengue and influence A H1N1, not knowing for what purpose