Two instances of indigenous dengue fever detected, mosquito management operation scheduled
This isn’t the primary case of autochthonous dengue fever detected this 12 months within the Occitanie area. There was one a month in the past, in Plaisance-du-Contact, and extra just lately close to Montauban. This time, the well being authorities have obtained the report of a brand new confirmed case in Toulouse, within the Amidonniers district. The second case considerations an individual dwelling in the identical family as the primary.
None of them had traveled to a rustic within the tropics. Not like so-called imported instances. However it’s typically by means of these latter contaminated those that it’s transmitted by way of the bites of tiger mosquitoes. In Haute-Garonne, because the starting of the 12 months, a complete of twenty-two dengue instances have been detected and in 27% of instances they lived in Toulouse. Amongst these instances, 16 have been imported, six have been indigenous, specifies the Regional Well being Company.
“The illness can then present itself in the one who has been bitten, on common inside 4 to 7 days after the infectious chunk”, signifies the regional well being company, which can perform a mosquito management operation within the district involved, in evening from Tuesday to Wednesday.
A door-to-door well being survey within the neighborhood may even be performed on Wednesday, throughout which info shall be supplied on the signs permitting an an infection to be detected: a excessive fever that abruptly appeared, complications, muscle, joint or lumbar.
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