Fear of a wave similar to last year'sMonday, December 21, 2009
3 dengue cases investigated in Santa Fe province
Three cases of people infected with dengue are being analyzed in the Santa Fe province, as they come after one case which was recently confirmed to have been ‘imported'.
The three people coming from the city of Sunchales and their lives are ‘not at risk'.
The Provincial Health authorities are investigating if this is a ‘locally bred' form of the disease. The province's Health Minister Miguel Ángel Capiello, today announced measures to fight dengue his circumscription.
Results should be available later today.
Cecilia Gabiani, the Hygiene and Health Regulations head in Sunchales said the three people are in good health, although two of them had to be seen "under strict precautions."
All the area around the place where they lived was fumigated in case mosquitoes infected with the disease were breeding there.
The north of Argentina suffered from a wave of Dengue last summer, for which health authorities are trying to avoid to repeat the same scenario this year.