Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Oaxaca Health Secretariat detects three suspected cases of rabies in children

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Oaxaca.The Oaxaca State Secretariat of Health (SSO) said in a statement that three suspected cases of rabies in children have been detected from the municipality of San Lorenzo Texmelucan in the said unit.

Furthermore, he mentioned that three minors are already being given medical attention and close monitoring to watch the development of the condition.

According to the health agency, the patients are eight, seven and two-year-old children from the Palo de Lima community, who were admitted to the “Aurelio Valdivieso” General Hospital.

Clinical reports state, “Two patients are in critical condition, and the condition of the third is stable.”

As part of the Epidemiological Surveillance, Prevention and Control protocol, laboratory tests were conducted for the three suspected cases of rabies, which were sent to the Epidemiological Diagnostic and Reference Institute (INDRE), for analysis and confirmation. angry to do or dismiss it

Federal personnel from the Rabies and other zoonoses programs of the National Center for Preventive Programs and Disease Control (Cenapres), as well as the State Rabies Program and IMSS Well-Being, immediately rushed to the municipality of San Lorenzo Texmalucán to monitor and monitor at-risk contacts in the area. to identify.

Following this situation, the Ministry of Health asked the population, in case of suffering from an attack by domestic or wild animals, to go immediately to the nearest medical service, in order to find out in time that after the attack they became infected with the rabies virus are or not

The SSO also made some recommendations to prevent animal aggression such as; Do not touch or go near wild animals, keep dustbins well covered and do not leave them open, and keep doors and windows closed to prevent rats from entering homes.

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