The Durango Health Secretariat clarified that it has caused 29 deaths Meningitis Fungal and that this Thursday, December 29, they have not reported any deaths circulated in the media.
Through a statement, the Ministry of Health Durango informed about cases of meningitis Fungal disease in the state and said no more deaths from the fungus have been reported till 12:30 p.m.
How many cases and deaths from meningitis are in Durango?
health secretary Explained that on the December 29 cutoff, on fungal meningitis they go:
- 77 confirmed cases
- 29 deaths
- Discharged from hospital on 27th
“In view of the above, this institution denies the information released a few moments ago by the media about another alleged death this Thursday, December 29, 2022.”
Durango Ministry of Health
dependency of Durango He asked to publish everything related to these matters through the official accounts of the state government.
Last reported death by Meningitis This was from a patient who was transferred to CDMX for care; He died on 27 December at the National Institute of Neurology.
This patient presented with an aneurysm resulting from meningitis, for which Durango officials decided to transfer her to the capital to receive adequate care, but she became death 29,
From above confirmed cases74 correspond to females and 3 to males.
While 23 free funeral assistance has been provided to the relatives of the victims, along with the following:
- 2 thousand 800 food rations
- 493 Psychological interventions for patients and relatives
- Supports 265 in diapers and milk
- Supports 24/6 free transport
7 symptoms of meningitis
aseptic meningitis US According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is the most common type of meningitis that can be detected, so those affected usually recover without treatment.
However, it is advisable to see a doctor in any case of meningitis, as some of them may register a serious illness.
loss symptoms Common symptoms surrounding meningitis in children and adults include:
- stiff neck
- light sensitivity
- loss of appetite