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Zika Cases In Bolivia Increase To 15

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Authorities confirmed 15 cases of zika in Bolivia

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      Governor Ruben Costas involved in the cleanup campaign in Santa Cruz. David Moreno
    Posted on 23.03.2016 at 3:30

    Santa Cruz | The Times

    A new case of zika occurred in the city of Santa Cruz, bringing to 15 registered since December last year. This is a grown woman of 41 years of the Villa Rosario, west of the city, the downtown area network, the director of the Departmental Health Service (Headquarters), Joaquin Monasterio said.

    He said that the woman is stable, in good health, restored, although medical care to ensure complete cure.

    In December 2015 two cases and this year, from January to date, 13 were recorded, of which six are from the eastern capital, five of the city of Portachuelo and the other four were imported.

    So far, the mosquito Aedes aegypti has infected 563 people with chikungunya, dengue and 380 to 15 with zika.

    The authorities, both the Government and the municipalities and the Ministry of Health, are working together and coordinated to be more effective and eliminate mosquito breeding sites in Santa Cruz, both in the capital and in the provinces.


    Yesterday, in the 7th district, near the Villa Primero de Mayo, a general cleaning was performed and extermination breeding mosquito larvae involving medical program My Health, Ministry of Health, the Early Warning Unit the local municipality and officials of the Government Headquarters.

    It is mobilizing 180 people sanearán 300 apple trees until 29 March. useless objects such as buckets, bottles, tires and others that can store water and moisture, where the female mosquito lays her eggs collected.

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