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Minsa strengthens epidemiological surveillance of rabies in the city of Puno



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In order to strengthen surveillance and epidemiological response capabilities in the Puno region, the Ministry of Health (MINSA) has trained 70 health workers in the research and control of urban glass, through the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention and Control of Disease (CDC Peru), and actively seeking people who are they bite dogs.

Technical assistance was carried out with the participation of health professionals and veterinarians from the Lamp health network and the health network of San Román Regional Directorate of Health (Diresa) Puno.

In this regard, the expert of the CDC Peru Zoonoses Control Group, Iván Vargas Meneses, explained that it has been more than 20 years old in the Puebla Dog Breast, and in Arequipa for five consecutive years.

"High migration flows between the southern regions of the country increase the risk of reintroduction of glassy rabies, as well as spread to other regions, as in the case of Cusco," the expert said.

The training included the development of research activities at the Chivay Health Office in Vilavilla County, Puno, where rabquity cases were reported in avquénidos.

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