Monkeypox and dengue cases in the municipality remain under surveillance

The Department of Health introduced a doc this Monday (19) with up to date information on monkeypox (monkey smallpox) and dengue in Rio Grande since the starting of the yr. 11 cases of smallpox have already been reported, of which 4 are nonetheless under investigation, one has been discovered optimistic and six have been dominated out. In the state of Rio Grande do Sul, there have been 155 cases of monkeypox, and data in Brazil are as much as 6,649. All statistics are a part of a doc handed by the Center for Strategic Information on Health Surveillance (CIEVS) in the municipality (see under).

From January 1 to 16 this month, Rio Grande acquired 33 notifications of suspected dengue, in line with the Department of Health’s Environmental Monitoring and Dengue Prevention Program. In whole, there have been 27 discards, 4 imported optimistic cases and two cases of autochthonous dengue (contracted in the municipality). The first autochthonous optimistic affected person was a 43-year-old girl who lived in the Miguel neighborhood and labored in the industrial district space. The notification happened in June and the outcomes had been introduced this month by the Central Laboratory (Lesen) in Porto Alegre.

The second autochthonous case, a 37-year-old girl, a resident of Boluxa neighborhood, who works in a on line casino, was notified on August 31 and acquired outcomes from environmental surveillance this month.


Marcia Pons, Coordinator of Environmental Monitoring, explains that after receiving the dengue prevention program notification, in addition to vector management actions, environmental investigation and particular vector analysis (PVE) in addition to blocking and preventive actions had been initiated. Neighborhoods the place sufferers stay and work. Educational actions had been additionally applied in colleges in threat areas. So far, no new mosquito outbreaks have been detected in areas the place Endemic Combat Agents (ACEs) are working. According to the survey, this implies that the air pollution might have been attributable to mosquitoes coming from outdoors the municipality, however vector analysis work is in full swing in all threat areas.


Environmental monitoring highlights that from January 1 to final Friday (16) 76 optimistic samples had been recognized for mosquitoes that transmit dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses in the municipality of Rio Grande.

“We advise the Río-Grandina neighborhood to strengthen care by utilizing screens on doorways and home windows, holding their patios clear, eradicating something that may gather water, eradicating small plates from potted crops or including sand to forestall them from appearing as breeding grounds. Ground for vector. , and don’t go away the plant in a container with water to take root”, remembers the coordinator. She recommends utilizing repellants and paying further consideration in the early morning and late afternoon, as that is when the feminine Aedes aegypti makes an attempt to feed (sting).

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