The State Department of Health (SES) last Wednesday (25) released an epidemiological bulletin on dengue cases in Mato Grosso do Sul. From January 1 to November 25, the state has already reported 71,211 cases of the disease.
The city of Bonito registered 529 confirmed cases. The capital, Campo Grande, confirmed 12,673 dengue cases, Ponta Pora 4,264 cases and Três Lagoas 2,794.
Jardim City Council has registered 478 confirmed cases so far; Guia Lopes is Friends has 58 and Bodoquena has 39 cases of the disease.
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The bulletin reveals that there is dengue and that 42 deaths have already been registered in the state.
A person who has lived or traveled to an area where dengue transmission occurs or where Ae is present in the last 14 days. Aegypti has a fever, usually between 2 and 7 days, and presents with two or more of the following:
– Nausea, vomiting
– Red spots on the body
– Muscle and / or joint pain
– Headache and eye pain
– Petechiae or evidence of a positive loop
– Leukopenia (occurs when the number of leukocytes in the blood’s defense cells is low. This is verified by a blood test).
Any child who is infected or has an acute cooking condition with dengue or any living child, usually between 2 and 7 days old, and without an apparent infection, can also be considered a suspected case.
Aedes Aegypti fighting the mosquito:
The main action of the population is to inform, raise awareness and stop water wherever it can accumulate at any time of the year.
Nowadays Aedes Aegypti not only transmits Dengue, but the mosquito has become one of the biggest enemies of public health because it also transmits Zika virus and Chikungunya Fever and vector control actions are essential !!
The main measures to prevent and combat Aedes Aegypti are:
– Keep barrels, boxes and water barrels well covered;
– Clean the tanks with weekly soap and water;
– Keep water tanks tightly closed;
– Remove the leaves and branches of the trenches;
– Do not leave water accumulated in the slab;
– Fill pot containers to the brim or clean once a week;
– Change the water in pots and aquatic plants once a week;
– Put rubbish in plastic bags in closed containers;
– Close the garbage bags well and keep them available to animals;
– Store glass bottles and cans from top to bottom;
– Place the tires in the covered areas;
– Always keep the pools;
– Plug drains;
– Place sand on broken glass or cement glass;
– Do not allow water to accumulate in dry leaves and bottle caps;
– External toilets must be covered and checked weekly;
– Always clean the air conditioning tray;
– Cloths to cover building materials should always be stretched well so as not to accumulate water;
– Take plastic bags and rubbish from the yard.