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Mayor of Rio de Janeiro admits possible risk of dengue epidemic

Paes returned to say that it is also the people working to combat outbreaks of the mosquito Aedes aegypti

 
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The mayor of Rio, Eduardo Paes, admitted today (16) that the city still lives the risk of a dengue epidemic. According to the mayor, is this time of year that records the highest number of cases. We continue with the certainty of an epidemic. The months of March, April and May are traditionally the most critical months. Not just anything, the risk is there ever more present, Paes said while inaugurating a more Polo Dengue in the Maracana Stadium, north of the city.

Paes returned to say that it is also the people working to combat outbreaks of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which transmits dengue. We continue to call the collaboration, which is this responsibility, to make prevention, looking at his house and see if mosquito breeding is explained.

To try to better serve the population, five other poles of dengue into operation on Friday. With the delivery of the poles, the city closes the cycle openings started last year that aimed to create 30 units of primary care and hydration to patients, ten are in operation 24 hours.

According to data from the Municipal Health Secretariat of Rio de Janeiro since the beginning of this year were recorded in the city nearly 12,000 cases of dengue. Earlier this month, the department confirmed the first death caused by disease of the year. The Health Department said it has intensified actions to fight the mosquito Aedes aegypti and that, until now, were about 1.2 million visitors in real estate in the city.

Source: AGÊNCIA BRASIL
   Palavras-chave:   Dengue    Aedes aegypti    Eduardo Paes    Rio de Janeiro    Maracana   
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