Dengue fever within the Hautes-Pyrénées: a fourth case, this time in Rabastens
After the primary three instances recognized within the city of Andrest in current weeks, a fourth case of dengue is reported within the Val d’Adour.
After the detection of three autochthonous instances of dengue fever within the Andrest division, a fourth case was detected (being confirmed) within the municipality of Rabastens-de-Bigorre.
A number of mosquito management operations have already been carried out within the city of Andrest in current weeks. A brand new intervention is scheduled in Rabastens-de-Bigorre on the evening of September 12 to 13. As regular, native residents can be notified by info left of their mailboxes. These operations goal to destroy all mosquitoes and breeding websites situated close to the locations the place the folks involved stay, to stop tiger mosquitoes from changing into carriers of this virus and vectors of latest contaminations, after having bitten one of many contaminated folks.
An epidemiological survey may also be carried out door-to-door on September 14 within the sector involved within the municipality of Rabastens-de-Bigorre.
All of the inhabitants of this sector who would current medical indicators suggestive of a dengue fever an infection, are known as upon to seek the advice of their attending doctor as quickly as attainable. The suggestive signs are, within the absence of one other established analysis:
• a excessive fever (>38.5°C) with a sudden onset
• related to at the least one different medical signal corresponding to complications, muscle or joint or lumbar ache
• within the absence of cough, runny nostril, sore throat, problem respiratory or contaminated wounds
Extra info is on the market on the course of interventions and coverings on the ARS Occitanie web site.
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