The Chubut Ministry of Health, led by Adrian Pizzi, will hold on Thursday and Friday new local campaigns in the town of Epuien, near the Institut Malbran Institute of the City of Buenos Aires, the Esquel Program Area of Health and the municipality and teams. local health care, as part of an approach that takes place before the epidemiological situation arises in connection with the hantavirus outbreak.
In this regard, Teresa Strella, Regional Director for Common Pathologies and Epidemiology, said on Thursday that she “is going to continue the field research work on the epidemiology of confirmed cases, the work that has been done and systematized.” since the beginning of unforeseen circumstances, from identifying each of the 12 cases that have been confirmed for Hantavirus. "
In turn, Strella said that “intersectoral desktops will be created between the technical teams of the provincial Ministry of Health and the Esquel Program Area, local health teams, municipal authorities and reference teams of the Malbran Institute of the City of Buenos Aires.”
Within this framework, there will be a “review and update of all the work that has been done so far,” he said, adding that “new areas of intervention that may arise” will also be evaluated based on the presentations,
Connect with the community
Also, the provincial clerk commented that Friday would be “an open conversation with the community,” in which “we will share conclusions about what the previous day did and respond to people's fears.”
On the other hand, Strella referred to the characteristics of the epidemiological situation and explained: “We are in the presence of what we call an outbreak. Cases that appear and are added to the statistics have a temporary connection with what happened in early November. Everything is limited to terrain (Epuyén) and the event that later caused the later cases. Nowhere else was there. "