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Para has fallen almost 30% in confirmed cases of dengue

Despite the reduction condition notified 21,517 cases of dengue suspected of all kinds this year alone

 
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Central State Laboratory also conducts examination for detection of dengue cases.
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Central State Laboratory also conducts examination for detection of dengue cases.

Last survey conducted by the State Department of Public Health of Pará (Sespa) points down 29.30% in the number of confirmed cases of dengue - 9491 cases this year against 12,704 in 2011. From January 1 until today, the state reported 21,517 suspected dengue cases of all kinds. So far, 150 samples were examined by the Central Laboratory of the State (Lacen), of which 37 tested positive for dengue. Serotypes circulating in the state for the disease this year are the types 1 and 4.

According to informed the secretariat, the Department of Endemic Disease Control of Sespa through the State Coordination Dengue Control maintains the epidemiological surveillance and vector control, together with the Health and Municipal Health

According to the Secretary of State for Public Health, Helio Franco, the population should remain vigilant and avoid accumulation of water on objects and taking care of rubbish disposal, because the cases of dengue fever can occur at any time of year.

Also according to the data, Pará has a 24.70% reduction in cases of dengue fever (from 12,508 in 2011 to 9,419 in 2012), 64.11% of cases of dengue with complications (DCC), and been confirmed in 2012 against 56 156 in 2011 and 62.17% in cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), with 14 cases this year against 37 last year. Were also recorded in 2012 only two cases of dengue shock syndrome (DSS).

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