Salud lodged an appeal with the State Prosecutor's Office to ensure the respiratory insufficiency for 85 inhabitants.
Health Minister Chubuta Adrián Pizzi filed a complaint with the Esquel Public Prosecutor's Office on Thursday and requested legal action to be taken so that selective isolation of the respiratory cases affected by the unpredictable situation of hantavirus was ensured.
Adriano Pizzi, the head of the healthcare portfolio of Chubut, accompanied by Esquel Associate Director of the Esquel Program, Jorge Elías, today met with prosecutors Maria Bottini and Ezequiel Forti, to which he officially filed a complaint about the risk to the common interest of public health.
The prosecutors mentioned however asked for a measure for the protection of the community through judicial decision-making of persons who fulfill the respiratory insulation stated by the Ministry of Health in their homes for 30 days.
Pizzi pointed out that due to a registered epidemiological emergency with a total of 26 confirmed positive cases to date and 9 deaths, the sanitary team decided about ten days ago as the primary tool for performing selective respiratory isolation.
On the other hand, he explained that this measure, described for reducing the virus transmission chain, reaches approximately 85 neighbors. "As there are people who do not want to respect this, and others who do not adhere, we ask for the intervention of the judiciary," the minister said in his presentation.
The presentation carried out by health authorities of the province this afternoon before the Public Prosecutor's Office responds to the need for selective isolation of the respiratory system is obligatory "on the basis of the protection of public health and the community".
"A special requirement is the obligatory nature of selective isolation in the home for 30 days. The state also meets the needs and requirements of families," he said. "We ask you to follow us to ensure that we fully fulfill what we believe is the main tool to reduce the outbreak," he added.
He also pointed out that expert groups do not only perform a clinical approach to the situation, but also social ones, to retain, research, monitor and monitor the strategies in cooperation with the national Ministry of Health, for example epidemiologists and the Malbrán Institute.