July 5, 2022

The Queens County Citizen

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40 cases were reported in a single week

40 cases were reported in a single week

Dengue. From November 29 to December 12, 40 dengue cases were confirmed (30 cases in the last fortnight). Cases were reported in 13 municipalities. The prevalence of dengue has been maintained throughout the southern winter to a higher level than in previous years. With the arrival of summer and favorable weather conditions for mosquito breeding (heat, rains) the fear of a new epidemic wave in the coming weeks will increase.
“Fighting dengue is everyone’s business. Reunions and all those involved in the struggle must maintain their daily vigilance by removing mosquito shelters (anything containing water), protecting themselves from mosquito bites (repellents, mosquito nets, etc.) and consulting their doctor at the first signs ”. Prefecture remembers.
It should be noted that awareness campaigns on defenses and acute forms of the disease continue. This week focuses on mosquito control and mosquito production. From 1Is In January, 29,850 dengue cases were reported on Reunion Island, resulting in more than 4,000 emergency room visits and 1,177 hospitalizations. 21 deaths were directly related to dengue.

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