Monday , March 20 2023

Coxsackie spreads; there are 21 communicable


Health Law II confirmed two outbreaks of the Coxsackie virus, also known as mouth-to-mouth disease, in the same number of schools in Tulancingo, which together have 21 infected children.

Health professionals define this condition as a mild and contagious viral infection, characterized by the presence of wounds in the mouth and skin rash in the hands and feet.

Chief of Justice David Armando Aguilar Perez said that at the end of yesterday, they had confirmed 10 cases of Coxsackie disease: four girls and six boys at the Ibero-America primary school located in the La Morena neighborhood.

In the morning change of kindergarten Federico Froebel, four students and four infected students were detected. while in the afternoon shift there are three cases: two boys and one girl.

Aguilar Pérez explained that after confirming the incidents, health care staff trained managers, teachers and 345 parents and both educational institutions on disease prevention and management measures.

He informed that Tuesday, following his meeting with the Regional Education Branch Officer, Rubén Hernández Ortega, agreed that the principals, parents and student community leaders are taking preventive measures to stop the spread of the Coxsackie virus, between of which: frequent hand washing, use of individual cutlery, avoiding kissing and sneezing with the forearm.

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