Due to the favorable health-care activities in the country and the response of the population, it is possible to reduce dengue cases registered in Guanajuato to 99% after they took first place at the national level in 2017.
For 2017, Guanajuato was closed with 4,141 cases confirmed by this virus, which is transmitted by mosquito Aedes Aegypti, which is reproduced in clean water that stagnates in containers, such as corcholatas, buckets, pots, cups, among other things.
According to the National Epidemiological Surveillance System of the Federal Health Secretariat, by the 50th week of the previous year in Guanajuato for the virus there were 3,000 830 cases without alerting data, against 38 registered this year for the same period, which means a 99% reduction in cases.
Also, for this year, only 3 deaths are registered by this virus, which also results in a decrease, as in 2017 there were 14 deaths.
The Ministry of Health conducted trips to all municipalities for nebulization, besides initiating campaigns for promotion of civic participation; For its part, the society cooperated in the rejection of their homes, using firing and setting up mosquito nets in their windows.
5 cases of Zika
During the 50 weeks of 2018 there were 5 cases of Zika in Gunahuato, two of them in women and three in men, during 2017 there were no cases for the same period.