A number of rash cases have already been reported to the country inside the last few weeks. As indicated by the Ministry of Health, cases are imported, that is, they were infected outside the country.
In light of this, the health authorities began to search for passengers AL639, to monitor your health status and avoid new causes. For this they must communicate with the phones +569989001761 a +56985271580. So far, 22 people were contacted.
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Measles are considered to be one of the most infectious diseases. It can be transmitted by direct contact with nasal blades or the throat of infected people, or less frequently, by air transfer.
That is why, in order to look after yourself, we present the five data you have What I know about this disease.
According to the Ministry of Health, within the clinical exposure of the infection is & # high fever, cough, virtual nose (congestion), conjuntivitis and they pale papalous exanthem, that is, the skin well known on the skin, which lasts between four to seven days.
How is the measles stopped?
It can be stopped by vaccine. In Chile, the vaccine is part of the mandatory vaccination schedule and administered for 12 months and in the 1st 1st. Since 1992, periodic vaccination campaigns have been carried out to reinforce children's immunity.
What is the Liver situation in Chile?
In Chile, this virus was deleted over 20 years ago, thanks to the incorporation of the vaccine to the National Immunization Program. The epidemic cases we have since received are derived from contracted passenger access in other countries.
Why have we had breach cases in our country?
Breast cases are produced by humans who has an incomplete vaccination plan and travel to countries where the virus circulates, therefore, they are more vulnerable to contracting the disease.
What is the fragile population in Chile?
In Chile, all children under 35 are effectively protected by vaccination (at least 2 doses during their lives).
A group of people born between 1971 and 1981 (36 to 46 years old) who had a lower portion of a vaccine and may not be effectively protected against this disease, children have the same risk between 6 and 11 months, as the first dose is marked as one year old. To go to this group Minsal start in May 2011 to vaccinate every passenger born between 1971 and 1981; and in September, health personnel and workers with contact with passengers were vaccinated.