Tamulipas.- In tamaulipas reported case of a minor with possible severe hepatitis leadThe health secretary of the border state confirmed.
“We have a case that is under study, we don’t have data, we don’t have results, everything is in Mexico City. There is no reservoir, no mode of transmission, no period of transmission, The clinical manifestations are hepatitis acute of the disease as if it were hepatitis A or hepatitis B, they present with jaundice, diarrhoea, vomiting, fever,” confirmed the health secretary.
The state public health laboratory sent the samples to the Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (Indre) for analysis as the state does not have the technical capability to claim that it is the disease.
case study is Victory City, indicated the secretary. This is a 14-year-old boy who showed signs of diarrhoea, vomiting and general malaise. It is not known when the results of the analyzes carried out will come.
He recommended taking care of the population under 16 years old age, the importance of washing hands with soap or antibacterial gel, covering coughs and sneezes, and preparing food hygienically.
The secretary told Intensive Epidemiological Surveillance in State Health Units To investigate and promptly identify any possible cases of severe acute hepatitis of previously unknown etiology in children under 16 years of age.
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