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Surveys conducted by SES show that so far this type of virus was isolated in nine cities

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Faleiros Antonio, Secretary of State for Health
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Faleiros Antonio, Secretary of State for Health

The secretary of state for health Goiás is mobilizing all municipalities in the state, to develop effective actions to combat the mosquito that transmits dengue and situations favorable to its proliferation. The strategies aim to control the situation mainly in nine municipalities in Goiás, where it was confirmed the serotype 4, which puts the entire population at risk of contracting the disease.

The serotype 4 dengue was introduced in Brazil in 2010, the Northern Region. In 2011, he came to Goiás Until now, the SES surveys indicate that this type of dengue virus was isolated in the municipalities of Goiânia, Aparecida de Goiania, Niquelândia, Uruaçu Beacon, Green Fields, Jataí, Porangatu and Trinity.

The serotype 4 puts the entire population at risk. In theory, all people are subject to contracting the disease by this type of virus. The disease can manifest more severe in people who have had dengue virus due to the crossing of different types.

The Secretary of State for Health, Faleiros Antonio, is a warning to the population in general and municipal managers, in particular for the development of effective actions, continuously, for the prevention and control of dengue cases because the situation can worsen with the arrival of the rainy season, warning the secretary.

Next week, Faleiros will meet with the managers of the 34 municipalities in Goiás that have high and medium risk for developing the disease, in addition to charging the intensification of actions to combat the Aedes aegypti, putting the state structure available to mayors to collaborate with the strategies.

The records of the State Department of Health (SES) show that this year, compared to 2011, there was 27% reduction in the number of cases and 29% in the number of deaths caused by dengue. Until the last day 29 (week 52) were reported over 32,000 cases of the disease. Last year during the same period, the record was made of 44,009 cases. The number of deaths by dengue motivated decreased from 51 to 36, with 29 deaths still under investigation awaiting test results.

   Palavras-chave:   Dengue    Goiás    Serotype 4 virus    Medium and high risk    Proliferção   
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