Saturday , January 16 2021

Two more in the Biobío area

Sarmi de Salud from the sewage area confirmed the existence of two new cases of measles in the area, in addition to seven already documented by the Ministry of Health.

As detailed, she is a 32-year-old Venezuelan woman and her Colombian son of only 6 months, who were infected by contact on the bus from Erica to Santiago on 21 November.

In addition, it was reported that the mother was voluntarily indicated in her home, since she had no serious criteria, and the baby was found by a condition at his age, under clinical observation at the Hospital Benavente in Concepcion.

Cecilia Soto, head of the public health department of Sarmi de Salud, confirmed that "in both cases, the vaccines started with their direct contacts, suitable for 2 people, a vaccination of four health officials who participated in the cases, and one additional relationship at the age of risk, Until 1 January 2019. In addition, the active search was done in secondary cases, between December 9, 2018 and January 1, 2019. "

It should be borne in mind that the seven cases first reported by the Ministry of Health correspond to three foreigners and four Chileans who were infected with contact on the above bus.

Agency ATON

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