The Biobío Ceremi de Salud region confirmed that there were two new cases of measles in the area, as well as the seven that have already been documented by the Ministry of Health.
As detailed, she is a 32-year-old woman from a Venezianian and a Colombian son of just 6 months, who would have been infected by contacting the bus from Arica to Santiago on November 21.
In addition, it was reported that the mother had indicated for voluntary confidentiality in her home, as she had no severity criteria, while the baby found conditions of her age, under clinical observation at Guillermo Grant Hospital Benavente in Concepción.
Head of Public Health, the Ceremi de Salud Cecilia Soto, confirmed that "in both cases, the vaccination was started to direct home connections, equated to 2 people; 4 vaccinated health officers who attended the cases, and one contact age at another risk, all under supervision until January 1, 2019. In addition, an active search of secondary cases is carried out, from 9 December, 2018 to 1 January, 2019. "
It should be remembered that the seven cases originally reported by the Ministry of Health correspond to three foreigners and four Chilean who would have been infected by contacting the bus above.