There have been 107 cases of dengue fever in Nuevo León this year, of which 44 are hemorrhagic, so in the rainy season that plagues the region, the Minister of Health of the State of Manuel de la Cavazos warned the population of extreme Precautions.
The state official said in an interview at the Independence Parade that it was not necessary to "lower our watch" as rains spread. from the mosquito Aedes Aegypti, the disease carrier.
"We have 107 dengue cases in this epidemiological week, 44 of which are hemorrhagic and the remainder are classic dengue fever; We have fewer cases than last year, we had 174 cases (on the same dates), "he added.
He added that there were no cases of Chikungunya and Zika.
The head of the Ministry of Health said This It is in the hands of the population to avoid further cases, for example the elimination of mosquitoes by cleaning terraces and roofs] He added that he is asking for more support from the population with increasing rainfall.
"Maintain Roofs and courtyards free of pots There are four very important actions: lava, covering, turning and throwing anything that collects water because it is a breeding ground for mosquitoes, "he said.
De la O Cavazos recalled that dengue fever can be fatal if complicated. He mentioned that the country's southeastern states, such as Veracruz, Chiapas and Tabasco, are the most affected nationwide.
"We do not want this to happen in Nuevo León," he said.