The Ministry of Health reported a woman who signed the contract measles for a trip to Ecuador and Colombia. A woman from Columbia, who lives in the country since 2005, returned from a flight from Lima from the airline Latam together with another 200 passengers on board.
As a result, health authorities have begun a search for passenger flights LA639to monitor your health and avoid new things. For this, they have to notify the phones +569989001761 and +56985271580. Yet There are 22 people contacted.
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Masalu is considered one of the most advanced diseases. It can be transmitted directly in the face of the nasal or throat secretion of the infected person, or less frequently with air transmission.
Therefore, in order to care for ourselves, we provide five of your available data What do you know about this disease?
According to data from the Ministry of Health in clinical manifestations of infection have got high fever, cough, runny nose (congestion), conjuntivit and maculo papuloso exanthem, namely known leather stitches, lasting from four to seven days.
How Hair Remains?
This can be prevented by using vaccination. In Chile, this vaccine is part of the compulsory vaccination schedule and which is administered within 12 months and on the first basis. Since 1992, periodic vaccination campaigns have been carried out to strengthen the immunity of children.
What is the situation in Chilean measles?
In Chile, the virus was destroyed more than 20 years ago, thanks to the inclusion of the vaccine in the National Immunization Program. Since then, outbreaks of the epidemic have been linked to the arrival of travelers who have entered it in other countries.
Why did we have rubbish cases in our country?
Men's outbreaks are caused by people who have an incomplete vaccination schedule and traveling to countries where the virus circulates, so they are more susceptible to this disease.
What is the most vulnerable population in Chile?
In Chile, all children under the age of 35 are effectively protected by vaccination (at least 2 doses in their lifetime).
A group of people born between 1971 and 1981 (36 to 46 years) who received a lower dose of vaccine may not have effective protection against this disease, children have the same risk from 6 to 11 months, since the first dose is indicated at one year of age. To address this group Minsal starting from May 2011 for all travelers born between 1971 and 1981; and in September, healthcare workers and staff who contacted travelers were vaccinated.