Sunday , December 5 2021

Chubut: man died and suspect that was due to Hantavirus


Young died in the city & # 39; & # 39 of Chubut; Esquel and results of samples sent to the Institute Carlos Malbrán f & # 39; Bus Buenos Aires is expected to determine whether it was caused by Institution Hantavirus.

S & # 39; now there are five other suspected cases and one confirmed sent, according to the programming of the field authorities Health & # 39; Esquel.

The girl & # 39; 14 years was a Epuyén He entered hospital in the area & # 39; Esquel b & # 39; digestive symptoms on Saturday and died that same day.

The programmatic field of health authorities indicated that there are five other suspected cases contracted Hantavirus. Three are actually included in the hospital in intensive care at the hospital of the city area is waiting for the results of the sampling to know whether they have the virus, one case in the general ward and other outpatient.

"The three people who are in therapy are stable", The doctors assured.

The affected people are from the same nucleus, but at the same location and the only confirmed case & # 39; now he was a man who lives in & # 39; rural area and receiving ambulatory care.

It is transmitted through inhalation – is the most frequent route – taking the breath of & # 39; the air contaminated by the virus eliminated from the infected animal or by & # 39; direct contact touch & # 39; rogħom alive or dead and their feces or urine.

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