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Public Relations confirms the first cases of chikungunya in the epidemic period

Public Relations confirms the first cases of chikungunya in the epidemic period

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the health by GMC Online Portal on 10/13/2021 – 21:13

Parana confirmed the first cases of chikungunya fever in the current epidemic period, which began on August 1 and continued until July 2022. There are three patients living in Rondon municipality, all of whom have family ties, no travel reports and onset of symptoms in August 2021. Environmental and epidemiological follow-up. And family health care so far isolated cases.

Chikungunya fever is a viral disease transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes. It is important that any patient with a sudden fever over 38.5°C and severe joint pain with or without headache, red spots on the skin, fatigue and back pain for an average of seven days should seek medical attention. .

There is no reason to warn. Paraná’s Minister of Health, Beto Prieto, said our teams have followed up on the new cases, but we must continue to take the necessary care so that the numbers do not increase.

dengue fever

In addition, the State Department of Health (Sesa) has recorded more than 30 dengue cases in Paraná, with a total of 249 confirmed cases in the current period. The new confirmed cases were in Foz do Iguaçu, Paranava, Londrina, Maringa, Nova Aurora, Marshall Candido Rondon, Ribeirão Claro, Srtanega, Rolandia, Ipura, Bella Vista do Paraiso, Operata, Engineer Beltrao and Paranagua.

There are also 1,585 cases under investigation and 230 registered municipal notifications, which increased from 4,797 to 5,468. There were no deaths in the state during this period.

With information from the state news agency.

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