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Last death occurred on Sunday. Confirmed cases are under surveillance and following recommended treatment for MS

 
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Health professionals gathered with population Sambaíba, Maranhao city where they were registered 19 cases of meningitis. Most recent death occurred in rural municipality on Sunday (9). Technicians and SES Ministry meeting in the headquarters of the Regional Ferry
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Health professionals gathered with population Sambaíba, Maranhao city where they were registered 19 cases of meningitis. Most recent death occurred in rural municipality on Sunday (9).
Technicians and SES Ministry meeting in the headquarters of the Regional Ferry

Maranhão is investigating the occurrence of 34 cases of meningococcal disease and five deaths. Technicians from the State Department of Health (SES) and the Ministry of Health (MS) are the regions where the cases were registered to monitor notifications of new infections. According to SES, the cases that have been confirmed are under surveillance and doing the recommended treatment for MS with antibiotics.

So far, according to SES, the cases being investigated were registered in the municipalities of Sambaíba (19), Loreto (07), San Raimundo Mangabeiras (05), Ferry (02) and Feira Nova (01). The latest death occurred in rural Sambaíba on Sunday (9).

The Ministry of Health found that is not characterized epidemic in the area. Are isolated cases that are under surveillance. All necessary measures are being taken, said Undersecretary of State for Health, Jose Marcio Leite.

According to him, vaccination of the population is a decision of the Ministry of Health, taken only after the confirmation of epidemic - when the endemic curve exceeds the 10 cases registered by municipality. According to him, currently, five analyzes liquo column are being made at the Central Laboratory (Lacen) in São Luís, for confirmation of suspected cases.

Following the procedures recommended by the Ministry, we are conducting chemoprophylaxis in people who had contact with patients. Today, SES has a stock of 10,000 capsules and the Federal Government is providing a boost, he said, adding that technicians from the Superintendency of Epidemiology SES continue in the Balsas region, following the cases and guiding the population.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Meningitis    Maranhão    Ministry of Health    Department of Health    Vaccination   
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EVA PAJEÚ
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21/10/2010 13:12:22
Por favor estamos todos apavorados,todo hora é uma história diferente, todo dia registra mais um caso de morte e temos 34 casos comprovados e ainda temos que esperar mais o que?
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