Two examples of measles were confirmed in Biobio


The Seremi de Salud from the region Biobío confirmed two examples of measles in the municipality Design

This is a 32-year-old woman and her six-month-old son, cases that were added to the remaining seven confirmed at the national level and who had contacts with the first ones infected by the bus that entered Chile November 21st

The mother has a Venezuelan nationality and her child was born in Colombia. The authorities acted and the woman was told voluntary closure in his home because he "did not have any criteria for seriousness", they stated in the statement.

The juvenile is under clinical observation v Regional Hospital Guillermo Grant Benavente due to "the conditions of his age".

All those living with them were evacuated, in addition to four officials who attended the case, and another contact for age risk. They will all be under medical supervision until 1 January.

"If a passenger suspects that on returning from the trip signs and symptoms indicating measles, such as rash and fever, go to the nearest health center and inform medical staff about the previous trip, "said the Minister of Health of the Biobío region, Tanya Vidal

The body reiterated its call for peaceful and vulnerable groups to participate in vaccination processes.


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