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  • Mexico - Zika, November 2015 through February 12, 2016

    ON:NOVEMBER 26, 2015


    MEXICO .- The head of the Ministry of Health of Mexico, Juan Mercedes, confirmed Thursday two indigenous cases of the Zika virus in this country, in the states of Chiapas and Nuevo Leon.

    In the XII National Meeting of Ordinary National Health Council, held in Merida, Yucatan, the official said the two cases occurred in Mexico and were not imported as in the first case registered in Queretaro, which came after the trip of a citizen to Colombia.

    Mercedes Juan urged the secretaries of the 32 Mexican states "to strengthen basic sanitation measures to combat the mosquito Aedes aegypti."
    Zika virus is transmitted by the same mosquito that spreads the dengue virus and chikungunya.

    The official stressed that earmarked 1,000 million pesos (about 60.3 US dollars), "for preventive action," but warned that "the most important is the participation of the community to eliminate breeding sites" that are avoided by not have, on patios and rooftops household containers that can collect water, such as tires, bottles, vases and containers.

    Moreover, he explained the progress in health has been achieved in these three years, among which he highlighted the reduction of maternal mortality and increased immunization coverage to 97.8% in children aged one year against measles, mumps and rubella.




    See also : Mexico detects imported case of Zika Virus




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    MÉXICO.- La titular de la Secretaria de Salud de México, Mercedes Juan, confirmó este jueves dos casos autóctonos del virus del Zika en este país, en los estados de Chiapas y Nuevo León. En la XII Reu
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    Zika virus infection – Mexico

    Disease Outbreak News
    3 December 2015


    On 26 November 2015, national health authorities in Mexico notified PAHO/WHO of 3 cases of Zika virus infection, including two autochthonous cases (residents of Nuevo León and Chiapas) and one imported case (with history of travel to Colombia). The diagnoses were made by the national reference laboratory using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). Mexican health authorities are implementing the corresponding prevention and control measures. Investigations are ongoing.
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    • #3
      Up to 15 cases of Zika contagion in Mexico
      • Chiapas, the higher infections with 10; others were found in Nuevo Leon and Jalisco, according to SSA
      • While it is a generally mild disease in Brazil and 3 deaths and cases of microcephaly associated virus were recorded
      January 16, 2016

      Mexico City (MiMorelia.com) .- Since Zika virus came to Mexico in the previous October to January 2, added 15 infections, although so far only three states in the country, reported the Ministry of Health (SSA) in its latest report.

      (........)

      While the Mexican territory the first detection occurred in a male person 22 years of age, a resident of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, who admitted to hospital on October 19, 2015, with the presence of fever, rash and conjunctivitis nonpurulent .


      The second was reported in Huixtla, Chiapas, in a man of 49, where in addition to the three above symptoms, had headache and nausea. He was admitted to a clinic previous 30 October.

      Both have a history of travel to countries at risk, so they were classified as indigenous cases.

      According to the Directorate General of Epidemiology, SSA, only between 27 December and 2 January last, there were 13 confirmed that virus patients, an average of almost two a day, which 15 are accounted for in all, nine of them men, and the remaining six women.


      They are distributed in Chiapas, with 10 cases, six of them in men; four more in Nuevo Leon, two for each sex, and the last in the state of Jalisco, corresponding to a male.
      Chiapas, el de mayores contagios con 10; los otros se detectaron en Nuevo León y en Jalisco, de acuerdo a la SSA Si bien es una enfermedad generalmente leve, en Brasil ya se registraron 3 fallecimientos y casos de microcefalia asociados al virus
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      • #4
        • In Chiapas, health authorities launched an operation to prevent the spread of the virus Zika




        Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico, january 30, 2016.- In Chiapas, authorities of health launched an operation to prevent the spread of Zika virus. In the state they have confirmed 13 patients with the disease are studied 88 suspected cases.
        'Of these 13, eight in the state diagnosed five diagnosed in other states, but they left our state, Chiapas citizens and expressed the disease in other states and this is the way we will go reaching the Zika to other areas, "he said Francisco Javier Paniagua Morgan, secretary of Health in Chiapas.
        The operation began in Tapachula , in the region Soconusco where most of the 13 confirmed cases in the state have occurred. 'The theme of Soconusco is the area with the highest number of cases, yes, the reason is very obvious are the gateway, where it is generated step or population movement have been presented, "said Paniagua Morgan. It is preventive, control and clinical management of virus to prevent an impact among the population, mainly in pregnant women. In the operating part 700 brigade that perform actions misting in the cities of Tapachula, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Pichucalco and Tonala. In Tuxtla Gutierrez, health brigades made ​​an operating Cleaning 285 thousand homes of the more than 900 colonies in the city.



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        • #5
          Mexican Health Authority Confirms 37 Zika Cases

          02.02.2016

          At least 37 cases of the Zika virus registered in Mexico, the head of the epidemiology service of the country's Health Secretary, Cuitlahuac Ruiz Matus, confirmed on Tuesday.

          MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — Thirty-four people have been infected with the virus in Mexico, while three citizens of the country have been infected abroad, the health official told the Imagen radio broadcaster in an interview.

          At least 37 cases of the Zika virus registered in Mexico, the head of the epidemiology service of the country's Health Secretary, Cuitlahuac Ruiz Matus, confirmed on Tuesday.
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          • #6
            65 Cases of Zika Confirmed in Mexico

            February 12, 2016


            In a telephone interview, the public servant reported that 21 cases of zika detected so far are distributed as follows: in Union Hidalgo 6, Reforma de Pineda 3 in the port of Salina Cruz 2, Chahuites 2, Tapanatepec 3, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec 3, San Blas Atempa 1 and Matías Romero 1.

            He said that as of yesterday a working trip began in the regions of the Isthmus and Coast to meet with federal, state, municipal and people and present the Plan of Comprehensive Approach against Zika, dengue and chikungunya. While cases in various states of Mexico are 35 in Chiapas, one in Guerrero, one in Jalisco, four in Nuevo Leon, 21 Oaxaca , one in Sinaloa, Veracruz and Yucatan totaling 65.

            To add them to fight relentlessly who heads the Sanitary District No. 3 against the mosquito Aedes Aegypti, which is currently responsible for the transmission of classic and hemorrhagic dengue and Chikungunya and Zika, so it is essential to involve all sectors and institutions.

            There is talk that there is a possibility that babies born to pregnant women with this disease Zika might have microcephaly, which scientifically not proven health can not wait for it to check everything and for that reason should not be put into risk pregnant women, said that pregnancy is not prohibited because it is a universal law that can not even get close to the subject, which if done to protect as much as you can to pregnant women.

            The Ministry of Health through its Department of Epidemiological Surveillance reported that cases of the disease in Mexico Zika have increased to 65 and expanded from five to eight states, until 5 February.
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