A 38-year-old woman, a hospital worker at Epuyén, died yesterday in Hospital de Esquel and is the third victim of carpenter death. The case is related to a 14-year-old girl – this month, 2nd and 61-year-old Epuyén, who died last week.
Chubut's Minister of Health Adrián Pizzi confirmed that they are nine positive cases of hantavirus which were confirmed at the Malbrán Institute's laboratory, including the last victim.
"We need to add two other suspected cases of patients who are on the internet with varying degrees of development, but Malbrán is required to confirm the disease picture in which the state of health was reported," the official explained. that Telam.
Lace clarified it "an intercourse infection occurred first as a disease transmissible disease". "The events in Epuyén are very similar to those reported in El Bolsón in 1996," he said.
The fact that the virus has spread to humans is in itself a health disincentivebecause the spread of the epidemic is most commonly known through a virus that conveys a small rodent "Oligoryzomys longicaudatus", known as the "colilargo mouse" in the mountainous area where it grows.
In fact, no mouse was found in a room where the infected people touched, nor in "peridomicilio" cases where traps were targeted.
The minister said that an epidemiological alert would allow the province to immediately send funds to hospitals at its response level, especially to the Epuyén rural hospital.