The death of a 72-year-old man from Cubut, Epui, was confirmed on Friday as the fourth victim of the Xantavirus in Esquel. There are six people who confirm the diagnosis, The Provincial Health Ministry reported.
Chubut's health portfolio reported that there are ten positive cases in Malen's Laboratory Laboratory. Provincial officials, strengthened the task of preventing and informing. Additionally, they have expanded the health warning in the Esquel program for 90 days.
Chubut Health Ministry reminded that the region is endemic and that this virus exists is not an epidemic but an epidemic.
The government has recommended that the public and the tourists take the necessary measures to prevent infection, keep the home environment clean and healthy, and disinfect and ventilate rooms for a longer period of less than an hour
In addition, they offered to protect their respiratory function in rural areas with clothes, appropriate shoes and jaws or mosaics; and not to choose a place free from weeds in the camp and to establish contact with grass; Respect the park teachers, keep track of their paths, pick up clothes and shoes, and avoid anywhere with wild herbs.
The disease is transmitted through contact with urine, saliva, and excreta of the virus-infected rats and can be transmitted from person to person who is in close contact with the inflammatory initially from 48 to 72 hours.
Symptoms of hantavirus include fever, muscle aches, chills, headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and advanced respiratory disorders.