Health authorities call to reinforce the fight against the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Florida.

Florida, Oct 25.- Even though the effort of the health authorities and other Floridian actors in the fight against the Aedes aegypti mosquito has been extraordinary in recent months, the territory maintains a high rate of infestation by the vector, which places the municipality in the category of epidemiological risk for dengue transmission.

According to the information offered by the highest local direction of Public Health, in Florida the conditions for the proliferation of the aforementioned insect remain latent, including the presence of a considerable number of micro-dumps, water leaks, delays in the collection of solid waste and febrile cases without seeking immediate medical assistance.

According to the part of the health system, the most complex situation is presenting these days in the popular council of Argentina, where a reinforcement of adulticide control actions will arrive this week, while anti-vector surveillance is not neglected in other affected localities such as La Vallita, the Borges neighborhood and the rural community Rodolfo Ramírez Esquivel (La Tomatera).

From the Municipal Directorate of Public Health itself, it was known that most of the dengue events confirmed to date were located in the urban part of Florida, in an amount that was significantly reduced after the introduction of the care protocol for febrile at the primary level, without the existence here of new records of serious, critical or deceased cases due to this disease.

To achieve this result, substantial resources have been invested in the fumigation of almost 25,000 homes in the last quarter, with the aim of blocking the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito foci in different neighborhoods and communities in the region.

In this effort, the top management of the body responsible for safeguarding the health of Floridians thanked the majority of the people for their collaboration with the brigades of vector control operators, but called, at the same time, for greater support from this and other sectors. in the fight against dengue and the insect that transmits this epidemic.

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Licenciado en estudios Socioculturales de la Universidad de Camagüey. Diplomado en Periodismo. Labora como periodista en Radio Florida atendiendo sectores como Salud Pública, la Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños, Trabajo y Seguridad Social, entre otros. Contactos: Twitter: @SanPPZeta Facebook: Pedro Pablo Sáez

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