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IMSS implements treatment of respiratory diseases in older adults

Director of Medical Benefits of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Dr. Celida Duque Molinaannounced the application of a specific treatment with paxlovid for people with chronic-degenerative diseases over the age of 60 who present with respiratory disorders.

After visiting the Respiratory Care Module (MARSS) of Family Medicine Unit No. 11, which is located in Mexico City’s Gustavo A. Madero City Hall, Duque Molina explained that the treatment is indicated in people over the age of 60. With age, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity or other conditions that compromise their immune system.

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He explained that with this therapy it is expected that those who face respiratory tract infection will be hospitalized if their health condition worsens.

Doctor Duque Molina recalled that the Social Security Respiratory Care Module They have been operational since December 2020 and have been very useful in combating the COVID-19 infection by expediting the treatment of patients with various respiratory symptoms.

loss 2 Mile 200 MarThey are located in family medicine units and hospitals and, if necessary, they will be increased according to the behavior of the pandemic, he reiterated.

On his part, Dr. Héctor Vargas Sánchez, head of the IMSS Family Medicine Division, insisted that MARSS has Paxlovid therapy, which is aimed at patients with respiratory tract infections and aims to avoid complications.

He called for the right to avoid health risks and, if necessary, to visit a respiratory care module if you experience discomfort associated with cold weather, to receive medical assessment and treatment.

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