50 Kasus DBD di Manado Hingga Januari 2013
Kamis, 24 Januari 2013 18:03 WIB
Laporan wartawan Tribun Manado Fransisca
50 cases of dengue in Manado until January 2013
Thursday, January 24, 2013 18:03 PM
Reports the Tribune Manado Fransisca Noel
TRIBUNMANADO.CO.ID, MANADO-As predicted earlier, entered the month of January 2013 an increase in the spread of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever.
For the city of Manado, the spread of disease through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes aegypty has increased to 50 cases by the end of January 2013.
Chief Medical Officer of the city of Manado, Dr. Robby Motoh, told Tribune Manado, Thursday (24/1) said the spread of dengue is the case in almost all districts in Manado, but the highest region is sub Malalayang case that includes Malalayang I and II.
"Malalayang the highest cases of all districts in Manado," he explained.
Of the total 50 cases, there is one case of dengue fever that resulted in death. "A 10-year-old patient in the District Tikala died from dengue," he said.
As the anticipation of deployment, recognized the health office Robby Manado has activated 15 health centers in the city of Manado to participate in the management of DHF.
"Each clinic has equipped each with two fogging equipment plus the medicine, so to epidemic areas periodically conducted fogging," he said.
In addition, public health epidemic is also conducting research to assess which areas are included epidemic areas. "It includes the incentive to disseminate to citizens related to 3M + and how to maintain a healthy environment," said Robby.
Add Robby, the results of the study found that the mosquito Aedes mosquitoes aegypty belonged love to live in clean water. "So people need to know that mosquitoes prefer to live in clean water that silenced more than a week," he said.
With this information it is Robby called for more active residents maintain a healthy environment, including diligent tub drain water, shut the water catchment, including cleaning goods that could potentially accommodate rainwater.
"Even the cemetery was also specific to the area once a week routine fumigation because many flower vases filled with water used to carry people as a pilgrimage and then left alone and potentially become nesting places of dengue mosquitoes," said Robby.