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Health and Defense to conduct campaign in Santacruz to stop the spread of dengue

The activity will take place on Sunday with the participation of five thousand people including military personnel and health workers.

La Paz, January 28, 2023 (ANF). , In view of the rise in dengue cases in Santa Cruz, the health and defense ministries are preparing to launch a drive on Sunday to eliminate mosquito breeding sites in various areas.

Health Minister, Jason Auza, assured that the activity will start from the Cambodromo where more than five thousand people, including health professionals and military personnel, will be concentrated to carry out a comprehensive intervention aimed at controlling the outbreak of the dengue epidemic. who is attacking the department of Santa Cruz.

“Tomorrow we are going to implement in Santa Cruz a massive mobilization called Raksha Kavach for health against dengue and other arboviral diseases (…) biological larvicides, fumigation, other actions,” he told a reporter. said at the conference.

Auza confirmed that since December 9, 2022, there has been an increase in dengue in Santa Cruz Department, especially in the municipalities of San Julián, San Pedro and Yapacani, but preventive action has not been taken by the government.

Likewise, on December 9, 2022, analyzing the epidemiological behavior 50 days ago, the Governor and Headquarters of Santa Cruz were reminded of the need to intervene in priority municipalities for the development of comprehensive campaigns that allow reduction of breeding sites for mosquitoes and rodents, an aspect that was neglected,” he said.

He confirmed that till date there are 1,628 dengue cases in the country. The worst situation has been recorded in Santa Cruz, which has 1,140 deposits, of which 250 are active.


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