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Survey MS warns of risk of dengue in 77 cities

According to research, Brazil is well informed in all regions, the challenge is to put the knowledge into practice

 
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Last Survey Index Quick infestation by Aedes aegypti (LIRAa), the Ministry of Health indicates that 77 Brazilian cities that are still at risk for dengue. Of these, ten, the risk situation has prevailed since 2011.

Data from the ministry indicate that in the North, the main causes of mosquito breeding sites are deficient in water supply and garbage collection. In the Northeast, the water appears as the main problem. In the Southeast, household deposits cause increased circulation mosquito. In the South, the alert is to waste. In the Midwest Region, water supply, garbage and household deposits represent roughly the same percentage worsening of breeding.

The climatic characteristics typical of summer, which began this week, are warning signal for the transmission of dengue in the country. For the coordinator of the National Dengue Control, Giovanini Coelho, the period of intense rainfall and higher humidity requires strengthening of preventive care on the part of municipal managers and also the population itself.

Recent research, according Giovanini show that Brazilians feel well informed about the disease and prevention measures. The challenge is to transform this knowledge into behavior change. It is easy to prevent dengue, but it is important that the population effectively adopt behavior change through actions that she knows very well explained.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Dengue infestation risk    Breeding    Aedes aegypti   
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