February 02, 2019, 18:08Panama, February 2 (Prensa Latina) The death of this week of nine children, between one and two years old, was due to the fact that coughing in the British region of Ghana had triggered alarms in Panama today, before a possible cause of triggering cases new.
He said, from the first case found in mid December to date, that 81 have registered, including the deceased, so they operate the necessary protocols to deal with the situation, which is # 39 ; It is complicated because the community has located in an area of difficult access.
The officer explained that the four health teams used in the area also faced the fact that indigenous people are not receiving vaccination for cultural reasons.
"Inherent regions are generally closed culturally on the issue of sharing their health problems, which has hindered some of the approach," he said.
On its behalf, the general director of Health, Itza Barahona, emphasized the importance of vaccination, given that the characteristics of cyclic bacteria are applied in several doses, in addition to the use of antibiotics to attack the disease in the people affected.
He also recommended that isolation of people carrying the disease to prevent spreading, as well as immediate medical attention in the presence of the first symptoms.
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