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    Dengue cases up 62% in January; 19 deaths reported
    There were 441 confirmed cases, of which 223 were considered serious
    Published on Saturday, February 1, 2020

    The number of confirmed dengue cases increased 62.7% in January compared to the same month last year, federal health authorities announced.

    The epidemiology department of the Secretariat of Health said that 441 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne tropical disease were reported to January 30. There were 271 reported cases in the same period last year.

    The department said that 223 cases were considered serious while the other 208 were not. Almost three-quarters of the confirmed cases were concentrated in six states – Veracruz, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Guerrero, Jalisco and Yucatán...

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    Jalisco reports 102 cases of dengue during the first two months of 2020
    Jalisco reported 102 cases of dengue, of which 46 percent are classified as serious, 22 percent as alarming while the rest are non-dangerous cases.
    Maria Ramirez
    Guadalajara / 29.02.2020 17:14:18

    At the end of the first two months of the year Jalisco reported 102 cases of dengue, of which 46 percent are classified as serious, 22 percent as alarming while the rest are non-hazardous cases, said the director of Epidemiological Surveillance and Intelligence of the Secretary of Health of the state, Leandro Hernández Barrios.

    "It is increasing the presence of severe dengue, we also bring presence of serotype 2 which was the one that last year hit us by 76 percent, this year we have it by 98 percent in the presence of all the cases we have been watching, "said the official.

    During the first two months of 2019, the entity registered 84 cases of dengue, while in the same period of 2018 they were 16. Currently the state occupies the fifth place by number of confirmed cases and the eleventh in relation to the incidence rate .

    The municipalities with the highest number of cases are Puerto Vallarta with 16, Tlaquepaque with 15, Tomatlán with 13, Guadalajara with nine and Cihuatlán with eight.

    "Most of the cases are settled in the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, we would be talking between Tlaquepaque, Guadalajara, Tonalá although we also have in Puerto Vallarta, Sayula, Ciudad Guzmán, it is more or less the movement we have, the presence of cases now what we have in Tlaquepaque, "said Hernández Barrios.

    Currently there are 866 vectors for the disinfection and cleaning of areas where there is an incidence of dengue, also the Patio Clean program staff will be added to work in the next months in prevention, which adds a total of approximately one thousand workers.

    According to Leandro Hernández, this year will be more committed to prevention than fumigation.

    "If we become aware and eliminate the hatcheries we will practically have no justification to fumigate because we would not have flies, the problem is how do we convince ourselves that we have to eliminate the hatcheries," he said.

    Jalisco has 14,500 ovitrampas, which monitor and control the dengue mosquito, all are in function and are read once a week, the SSJ official said. He also informed that the incidents and results of the last five years are analyzed to date, as there are plans to increase the placement of more loans.


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      Dengue, the silent enemy that attacks Mexico in times of coronavirus
      In Mexico, so far in 2020, 1,455 cases of dengue have been registered, while the Health sector deals with the coronavirus
      by José Luis Gamboa Parra
      March 4, 2020

      Mexico City.- While the Covid-19 coronavirus is being talked about in the world, in Mexico, where there are few registered cases, dengue remains on the lookout as a silent enemy that in only two months of 2020, has registered 1,455 cases .

      According to the Dengue 2020 Epidemiological Panorama report of the Ministry of Health, the thousand 455 cases represent an increase of 104.6 percent, compared to the data for the same period in 2019.

      Among the entities most affected by dengue are Veracruz, Tabasco, Quintana Roo and Jalisco. Among all these states, 66 percent of the total cases are concentrated.

      So far, the only dengue-free states are Aguascalientes, Baja California, Chihuahua, Mexico City, Durango, Querétaro, Tlaxcala and Zacatecas. This is indicated by the last report


      • #4

        Dengue: Know what are the symptoms, causes and treatment of the other virus that plagues Mexico
        Until April 6 there have been 1,445 cases of dengue in the country, a figure that exceeds that of last year
        By Heraldo de México April 11, 202015:20

        The coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) is taking the spotlight, since in Mexico there are already more than 200 people dead and almost 4 thousand infected. However, this is not the only disease that plagues the country.

        Dengue is another disease that is registering historical figures of contagion in the national territory, because according to the report "Epidemiological Panorama of Dengue 2020" of the Ministry of Health so far in 2020, 1,455 cases of dengue have been reported, 104.6 percent more compared to the data for the same period in 2019, when 711 contagions were recorded.

        Veracruz, Tabasco, Quintana Roo, Guerrero and Jalisco are the entities most affected by this infectious disease, which is why the health authorities ask for extreme precautions ...


        • #5

          May 14, 2020
          •Vallarta Daily News
          Cases of dengue increase in Jalisco, 56% higher than 2019

          Jalisco ranked third nationally in dengue incidence, registering 106 new cases, accumulating 295 people with the disease during week 19 of epidemiological surveillance.

          The number of dengue cases in Jalisco represents an increase of 56 percent compared to the same period last year, where 189 infected people were reported. 2,274 probable cases were also reported, 15 percent more than last year...


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            Chiapas, with 111 cases of dengue
            By Chiapas Alert -
            June 14, 2020 1183

            The state ranks 16th on the national list; Fortunately, no deaths have been recorded so far

            In the report of the epidemiological panorama of dengue in Mexico, Chiapa appears in 16th place in terms of the number of cases with 111 sick people as a result of the bite of the aedes aegypti mosquito.

            To date, 37 non-severe dengue types have been recorded in the state, 59 with warning signs and 15 with the severe classification; Of this number, 74 have combined the warning and serious signs.

            According to the report, Ostuacán and Pichucalco are at a red light for this disease, while Ixtacomitán and Ixhuatán have a yellow light.

            Veracruz, Jalisco and Tabasco occupy the first three places in the national table with 819, 573 and 382 cases of dengue; In contrast, states such as Durango, Tlaxcala, Zacatecas, Mexico City, Chihuahua, Baja California and Aguascalientes do not have a single case.

            The states that already present deceased are Tabasco with four, Colima and Oaxaca with two, and Veracruz, Nayarit and Yucatan with one case. 11 in total in all of Mexico.

            There is no vaccine to attack dengue, therefore the preventive measures are important and the main one is to eliminate hatcheries, which are all those tanks where water can accumulate, such as cans, bottles, tires, pieces of plastic, tarps and cut drums. .


            • #7

              / Monday June 15, 2020
              Veracruz continues in first place in dengue cases
              With 819 cases, the entity occupies the first place followed in incidence by Tabasco, with 382; and Jalisco, with 573
              Photo: Jaime Ramírez | The Sun of Córdoba

              Melissa Hernández | Xalapa's Diary

              Veracruz became the first place in confirmed cases of dengue so far in 2020 nationwide, the cases exceed the number of confirmed last year (2019) on the same date. According to the General Directorate of Epidemiology of the federal Health Secretariat, the total number of confirmed cases in Mexico in 2019, during week 23, was 2,615; however, this year there are 3,673 confirmed cases.

              "62% of the confirmed cases in the country are concentrated: Veracruz (819), Jalisco (573), Tabasco (382), Guerrero (256) and Nayarit (239)," he said.

              At the national level, confirmed deaths have occurred in the states of Tabasco four, Colima two, Oaxaca two, Nayarit one, Veracruz one and Yucatan one.

              The states that have the most confirmed cases are Veracruz with 819, Tabasco with 382 and Jalisco with 573.

              The states with the highest incidence in confirmed cases are reported to be Nayarit and Tabasco. "The entities with an upward trend in estimated cases are Jalisco, Michoacán and San Luis Potosí," the bulletin said.

              The municipalities of Veracruz in the epidemic zone are Pánuco and Platón Sánchez, while in the alarm zone, Poza Rica and El Higo; the other municipalities are in a security zone.


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                July 10, 2020
                •Vallarta Daily News
                Dengue continues to grow in Jalisco

                In Jalisco, dengue infections continue to grow despite daily spraying at sites considered to be sources of infection.

                According to the latest report from the Federal Ministry of Health, the State confirmed 968 cases and 5,611 probable cases. In one week, 82 patients entered the official registry.

                In the same period last year, 422 patients were registered and 3,608 were under study: more than double the cases and suspected cases compared to last year.

                The Jalisco Ministry of Health (SSJ) has invested $117.4 million pesos (MDP) to prevent and control the proliferation of the transmitting mosquito. However, the State is the first nationally for dengue cases...


                • #9
                  Mexico reports 5622 confirmed cases of dengue last week and 17 deaths, epidemiological week 29


                  • #10

                    Dengue cases rise in Yucatan; reach 138
                    After being located for several months in the 17th place in cases of
                    States 08/03/2020 17:31 Yazmín Rodríguez / Correspondent Updated 17:34

                    After being located number 17 in dengue cases for several months, Yucatan rose to the 12th place because dengue cases increased to 138.

                    Of this number, 46 cases correspond to non-severe dengue; Dengue 85 with alarm signs and 7 are patients who developed the severe phase of the disease in Yucatan.

                    According to the Ministry of Health, the municipalities, after Mérida, where the highest number of cases is registered, are Muxupip, Sanahcat, Chankom and Buctzotz.

                    At the region level, the three states of the Yucatan Peninsula register 10 deaths from dengue, but last week three new deaths were reported, the probable cause of which was dengue.

                    The federal agency indicated that in the country there are 143 death notifications for probable dengue, of which 17 have been confirmed, 88 are under study and 38 have already been discarded.

                    Of the total confirmed deaths, eight are from Tabasco, two correspond to Colima, Nayarit, Oaxaca and Jalisco, while Veracruz and Yucatan are with one case.


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                      Jocotepec reaches 190 cases of dengue
                      By Luis Felipe García López -
                      August 3, 2020

                      Ocotlán, Jalisco

                      Until the cut of July 27 of the National Epidemiological Surveillance System, corresponding to Epidemiological Week Number 30, there are 190 cases of dengue in Jocotepec, that is, eight more cases than in the past week. With this, the riverside municipality continues to be the most infected with this virus in the state of Jalisco, followed by Tlaquepaque with 144 and Zapoltitic with 72.

                      While Jocotepec is the second at the state level, in terms of rate per 100,000 inhabitants, with an incidence of 396.73, Zapotitlán de Vadillo has the first site with 576.77 and the third is Techaluta de montenegro with 371.10.

                      Another of the municipalities of Sanitary Region IV that appear in the epidemiological cut are: Poncitlán with 57, Tuxcueca with 2, Tizapán El Alto 6, Chapala 10, and La Barca 11. These populations appear with a green traffic light, which he wants say that the incidence is not so serious.

                      Until this cut, there are a total of 1,262 cases of dengue in Jalisco, of which 1,656 are non-serious, 144 show signs of alarm and 62 are serious; registering so far a death. With this, the state remains positioned in the first position, surpassing the antecedent of 2019, since in this same period it had 710 cases.

                      While in the country, there are 5,821 cases of dengue; in that period but in 2019, there were 5,749 cases. There are also a total of 17 deaths in the country, when in the same period, but last year, there were 20.

                      In recent days it was announced that in Mexico the first person diagnosed with COVID-19 and dengue died, it is a 44-year-old person from the municipality of El Salto. While in Sanitary Region IV, the first person suffering from both diseases was diagnosed, this is a resident of Poncitlán, who has not required hospitalization.


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                        They register 211 cases of dengue in Tamaulipas; they investigate 7 deaths
                        Lucero reyes
                        Tamaulipas / 07.08.2020 11:52:13

                        In Tamaulipas there are seven cases that are investigated for death as a result of dengue, this according to the Weekly Epidemiological Report of this vector-borne disease in Mexico published by the National Epidemiological Surveillance System (SINAVE) of the Ministry of Health.

                        This report is updated until week 31 (August 3, 2020) and shows that so far in 2020 152 deaths have been reported due to probable Dengue in the country, of which 17 have been confirmed, 89 are under study and 46 have been discarded.
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                        The entity is among the states with the highest cases, this with 211 confirmed and 3,514 probable cases; Those with a higher number are Jalisco (1,340), Veracruz (1,000,009) and Michoacán (783).

                        These four states concentrate more than 50% of the total estimated cases and add up to 60% of confirmed cases.
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                        Previously, the Secretary of Health, Gloria Molina Gamboa, assured that at the same time, preventive actions against dengue, measles and other emerging or re-emerging diseases, in addition to covid 19, have been intensified.

                        She stressed that the fight against vector-borne diseases is a permanent task in Tamaulipas and after the recent rains, she activated an intensive day to eliminate hatcheries, discard, fumigation and basic sanitation.


                        • #13

                          Dengue reaches 15 municipalities in Jalisco
                          Dengue infections in the state of Jalisco had a growth of 24.3 percent from July 13 to August 3
                          By Reforma Agency and Fernanda Carapia August 08, 2020

                          Guadalajara, Jalisco .- Like humidity, dengue is "penetrating" in Jalisco. In the last month, the mosquito that transmits the disease infected 15 Municipalities of Jalisco, mainly in the southern region and coast of the State.

                          According to information from the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ), on July 13 cases of dengue had been detected in 49 territorial demarcations, while by August 3 there were already 64. In this same period, the number of infections had a growth of 24.3 percent, going from a thousand 78 to a thousand 340.

                          The contagion curve in Jalisco is on the rise; average weekly growth is 8 percent.

                          The Federal Ministry of Health, in its epidemiological report, warned that the trend of infections in Jalisco is in an area of ​​risk of becoming an epidemic that would coincide with the Covid-19 pandemic.

                          Among the infections reported for Jalisco, the increase in serious cases stands out, registering a growth of 25 percent in the last four weeks.

                          According to data from the SSJ, on July 13 there were 52 cases of severe dengue, while on August 3 there were already 65.

                          Experts have pointed out that this is due to the fact that serotype 2 of the disease is circulating in the State, which is the most aggressive of the four in Mexico.

                          In addition, when a person who was infected in the past, only acquires immunity for the serotype that affected him and for a limited time, because in a "relapse" the disease can come with more force.

                          The Municipalities with the highest incidence of cases are Zapotitlán de Vadillo, Jocotepec, Techaluta, San Gabriel and Acatlán de Juárez.

                          Of these territories, Jocotepec is striking, where dengue has grown significantly. Not only is it in the second place of incidence with a rate of 409 infections per 100,000 inhabitants, but it is also the Municipality that presents the highest number of cases, with 196.


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                            First case of Covidengue reported in Colima

                            After confirming the presence of SARS-Cov-2 in a 65-year-old woman, health personnel identified symptoms that were more similar to a type of Dengue, so both tests were performed


                            The state of Colima reported the first case of Covidengue , it is a 65-year-old woman who is currently in outpatient treatment for both diseases, as reported by the Secretary of Health and Social Welfare, Leticia Delgado Carrillo during a virtual press conference the morning of this Thursday.

                            The official explained that after confirming the presence of SARS-Cov-2 in the female resident of the municipality of Colima, the health personnel identified symptoms that were more similar to a type of Dengue, for which both tests were performed. , with this "the identification of the first case was achieved, where Covid-19 and Dengue coexist," said the Secretary of Health.

                            Historically, the state of Colima has positioned itself in the first places in the proliferation of Dengue.

                            Tras confirmar la presencia de del SARS-Cov-2 en una mujer de 65 años, personal de salud identificó síntomas que se asemejaban más a un tipo de Dengue, por lo que se le realizaron ambas pruebas
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                              In Mexico, the number of people infected with dengue increased to 11,228 In the same period, but in 2019, the numbers were well above with a total of 18,320 cases
                              September 27, 2020

                              Dengue alerts are on in different states of the Mexican Republic due to the high rates of infection compared to last year's numbers.

                              One of the entities is Hidalgo, where the federal Ministry of Health (SSa) confirmed an infection due to the bite of mosquitoes infected with dengue in 399 cases, in addition to one death, according to the data consulted by Excelsior.

                              The media also reported that the entity presents a greater number of cases than in the same period, but in 2019. By then, only a total of 336 people with dengue had been reported.

                              However, it is not the entity with the highest number of cases currently. This is Jalisco, who reported 2,599 cases; followed by Michoacán with 1,328 cases; Veracruz with 1,129 cases; and finally San Luis Potosí with a total of 1,054 cases.

                              So far, the total number of cases of dengue infection throughout Mexico is 11,228 cases. In the same period, but from 2019, the numbers were well above with a total of 18,320 cases diagnosed in the country.

                              The only entities where cases have not yet been diagnosed are Tlaxcala, Mexico City, Chihuahua, Baja California and Aguascalientes, while Sorona has only three cases, Zacatecas two and Baja California Sur only 4.

                              Regarding deaths, Tabasco reported nine deaths, Jalisco and Nayarit two; Veracruz, Puebla and Yucatán one; Chiapas four; Colima three and finally Oaxaca appears with five deaths so far this season.

                              Recently, the Institute of Social Security and Services for State Workers (ISSSTE) invited the population to protect themselves from the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits dengue disease.

                              In addition, those who have already contracted and healed it, the institution urged them to maintain precautions, since reinfections due to Dengue are presented in a more serious way, informed the Director General, Luis Antonio Ramírez Pineda.

                              For his part, the epidemiologist specialist of the Health Regulations Directorate, Oscar Flores Munguía, explained that Dengue serotypes 1, 2, 3 and 4 circulate in Mexico. The most severe cases are related to types 2 and 3, where they are find Dengue hemorrhagic fever.

                              However, he warned, after a while of their recovery, people can be reinfected with one of the other three remaining serotypes and are at high risk of presenting a more serious form of the disease, so it is very important to maintain preventive care.

                              Last Friday, July 31, the Jalisco Health Secretariat (SSJ) confirmed the death of a person who suffered from coronavirus and dengue diseases at the same time; It was a 44-year-old man, a neighbor of El Salto, who was hospitalized with a diagnosis of severe dengue and COVID-19. This patient also suffered from diabetes.

                              As part of the monitoring carried out by the State Epidemiological Surveillance System, an intentional search for cases was carried out, identifying at that time, 636 suspected infections for the diagnosis of dengue and COVID-19.

                              Of the total, only five positive patients were detected in laboratory tests for both diseases, among which is the registered death "thus confirming dengue and COVID-19 coinfection," the document said.