Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Boy hospitalized with dengue in Italy after returning from Cuba

The younger patient is hospitalized and in isolation at the San Donato Hospital in Arezzo. As stated in a note by the Institute of Health (ASL Toscana Sud Est), the child is in good condition. All prevention protocols including mosquito repellent have been activated around the hospital.

case in detail

The young patient first showed symptoms three days after his return from Cuba. Then his relatives took him to the hospital where health workers diagnosed him with dengue virus, which is typical of tropical and sub-tropical countries. “The patient was immediately isolated and all containment protocols activated, including mosquito repellent around the hospital”explained to the health authority. “Doctors have managed to stabilize the minor’s health condition.”

The local health authority has ordered to take all relevant precautionary measures in these cases. “The Contingency and Urgent Ordinance Ordering the Execution of Disinfection Interventions in the San Donato Hospital Area Due to a Health Emergency Due to Dengue Virus Signed Today”Reports the statement.

According to this mandate, public areas, drains and potholes of public roads, private areas and green areas of houses have been included less than 200 meters from the hospital. On the other hand, operators will proceed to clean with insecticides through both adulticides and larvicides, and with “door-to-door” inspections of homes to find and eliminate peri-domicillary larval foci that are indicated. region.

In addition, all residents, condominium managers, managers of commercials, productive activities, and in general anyone who has access to open areas or homes in the affected areas, must be allowed access to pest control operators to carry out treatment and follow their instructions. should be followed. ,

dengue virus

Dengue does not spread directly from person to person. It is only through mosquitoes that come into contact with the viral agent by biting infected persons and transmit it to others. The virus is not endemic to Italy, but mainly in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Southeast Asia and China, India, the Middle East, Latin and Central America, Australia, and various parts of the Pacific during and after the rainy season. is present.

It is spread to humans by two different species of mosquitoes: Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, also known as the tiger mosquito. Symptoms include high fever and muscle aches, in addition to other severe manifestations such as bleeding.

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