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Tens of dengue affected children are admitted to hospitals and clinics of Puerto Plata

PUERTO PLATA. – The public hospital Ricardo Limardo pediatric emergency in Puerto Plata is crowded with children and adolescents who suffer from symptoms of dengue disease, which is why they had to be admitted to the health center.

Parents of hospitalized infants  explained to the reporter that their offspring for two days have had very high fever, besides headaches and muscle pain, while some cases report vomiting and watery stools (diarrhea).

The same situation is observed in private clinics of Puerto Plata, where according to information provided by a source of full credit, since the beginning of the current week has been given to multiple children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with dengue.

Patients mostly minors, tropical asthmatics got infected from the bite of the Aedes aegypti, have symptoms of the condition for which they are admitted immediately to the health center in PP jurisdiction to avoid regretful consequences.

Among the areas of Puerto Plata from which most children and adolescents affected by dengue are communities Muñoz, The Geneva Arzeno, Nuevo Renacer (Sewer), The Camberos, where residents have reported the existence a plague of mosquitoes that are presumed to be the cause of this terrible disease.

Due to this situation, residents of Puerto Plata are calling for urgent intervention by the authorities of the Ministry of Health  to undertake a day of fumigation to kill these flying insects transmitting dengue virus.

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

Category: DR News |

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Last updated October 22, 2016 at 2:00 PM
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