However, there is a high rate of larval infection. This situation is manifested mainly in the Asuncion and central areas, reports the health portfolio. According to the data, both urban areas have a 70% larval infarction.
As for suspicious cases, 246 have been reported in the last three weeks. Asuncion and Central again account for most of them, with 73.3%. The distribution of statistics shows that 130 (52.8%) are concentrated in Central. While 49 (20%) are found in Asuncion.
The MS also points out that currently there are no active epidemics of the disease. In spite of this, invite you to keep your guard and ask to take preventive measures to eliminate mosquito breeding sites.
FACTORS. Dr Guillermo Sequera, director of health care for SMEs, mentions that reporting of possible cases is in a growing curve. "Compared to previous years, that's less," said Sekera, "we have had 500 cases a week in December." The situation has many reasons, including the cold season, which was very high.
However, he points out that the most important climb is after the holidays. But this season should not be like the previous ones, attending the recent epidemics they had. "This year should be a peaceful year, but this is very unpredictable," El Nino's phenomenon is predicted to last until the middle of the year. "It brings a lot of rain."
It also reveals that they work with people from the Polytechnic to develop predictive models.
CRIADEROS. The director of health surveillance also commented that according to the mapping carried out by Senepa, most of the breeding sites found in the houses are those people keep with the intent to re-use.
This group includes toilets, pelopinkos, containers, laundries, old furniture, refrigerators, among other items without use. According to the report, at the breeding sites discovered by Senepa, the descriptions correspond to 60%.