Taubate intensifies campaign against tuberculosis after growing young people's illness
RSS Feeds, On 3 November 2018 at 04:03 Updated: 3 November 2018, 18:28
Last year, the incidence occurred between the ages of 40-49.
The municipality of Taubate intensifies search activities for diagnosing tuberculosis between 5 and 19 November. The main objective is the young population. In this year, enterpriseand between January and October, 79 cases of the disease were diagnosed, 25.3% were people aged between 20 and 29 years.
Last year, the highest prevalence rate was between 40 and 49 years of age.
According to the City Hall, the campaign aims to gather the sputum model in patients who indicate symptoms or are living with other patients. The procedure is quick, easy and painless and easy to diagnose.
Tuberculosis symptoms and symptoms: cough, weight loss, loss of appetite and evening fever for three or more weeks (which occurs late in the afternoon).
The campaign is conducted in the Basic Health Units, the City Inflammation Center (AMI), the Psychosocial Alcohol and Drugs Center (Caps-AD) and the Street Office.
To carry out the collection, it is sufficient to go to these units and mention the desire to perform a tuberculosis detection test.
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