They found a case of Handavirus in the region and there are already five in the province


This was the latest in 2017. He is a 40-year-old man who was infected in Berisso. It is stable

They found a case of Handavirus in the region and there are already five in the province

With confirmed cases, the concern of neighbors of different neighborhoods for dumps / the day increased

A Boris painter contracted Handavirus and remains hospitalized in the San Martin de la Plata hospital, as confirmed yesterday by the newspaper's sources of the Ministry of Health, which added five cases of disease were confirmed in Buenos Aires.

As said, the affected person is about 40 years old and, although the conditions of the infection have been installed, he would contract the disease when he came in contact with aerosols of rodent cheese. The patient is stable.

The same cases are subject to the autothochonous case of the disease, differentiating it from the relationship with the epidermis, caused by a different strain of the virus.

The recent cases of the disease in our region are registered in 2017.

This is followed by five infections in the province, as officially said yesterday. The others were taken in San Pedro, Lomas de Zamora, Navarro and them right.

The number of cases is expected to be expected this time of year: in 2018 there are 25 cases in Buenos Aires province, while in 2017 there were 44 cases.

Sources from the Ministry of Health noted that, following confirmation (by laboratory test at the Malbran Institute) that the case registered in Berisso was positive, an epidemiological control operation was implemented in the affected person's environment.

At the same time, they stressed that "it is not the tension that caused the tragic epidemic outbreak, but the one that is usually detected in these cases is registered in the area."

Meanwhile, and in the context of the growing concern about disease, yesterday there were new claims of residents of La Plata due to the presence of postures, dumps and mice. The claims came from City Bel, Tolosa, Arana, San Carlos, Villa Elvira and Villa Castells, among other areas of the area.

Up until now, in the whole country there are 46 infections and 12 people killed by the Handavirus, most of them connected to a registered outbreak in the Patagonian town of Epoéé.

The euphoric strain, unlike the local one, has the quality that it can be transmitted from person to person. In the case of the local one, it is contagious by the contact with aerosols of excrement of the colilargo mouse.

In the province

The Province of Buenos Aires Ministry of Health's epidemiology of health, Ivan Insua, reported yesterday that other cases of handavirus registered in the Buenos Aires province were produced in San Pedro, which is now called Navarro, which has been added to the site. Of the infected patient at Lomas of Zamora.

However, he said, "We are not making an outbreak" in the country's most populated district.

The clerk said the case would correspond to a 26-year-old man admitted to the Gandulfo de Lamas de Zamora hospital; A patient of San Pedro, 41 years old, who is in the Constituent de morun clinic; A 20-year-old girl from Navarro interned into General Rodriguez and an affected person at that time.

"They are all healthy and evolve favorably. The patient of that line is more complex and we follow his evolution day by day," said Inua.

He explained that the patient of Zarate had "a multi-organ failure in the renal, respiratory and hepatic system, so he was compensating for him" and said he suspects that he contracted the disease in his work, at the port of that. District.

"We have sent teams of rapid response to fight rodents in the area and to avoid new cases," said Insua.

On the other hand, insisted that "in all cases there is a different tension to epué," in Chubut, where there was an outbreak that caused ten deaths, that "the situation is still common in the province" and that Appearance of "more cases" is expected.

"In Buenos Aires we usually have 25 cases per year. We are in the habit, so there is no need to be alarmed because there is no interhuman contagion and there are no deaths. Not from man to man (as in epué), "he found.

With this confirmed case in the province, adding 46 positive diagnoses in the country this month, a figure that exceeds national average for January, the Nation's Ministry of Health reported.

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