Culiacan, Sinaloa. – In view of the concern generated by Detecting certain cases of childhood hepatitisSinaloa State Governor Rubén Rocha Moya instructed to strengthen necessary preventive measures and prevent the disease from affecting this segment of the population in the unit.
thus, Health Secretary, Dr. Cuitlahuac González Galindo, meets with epidemiologists being informed that So far no such report has come that even a single case of this disease has been reported in the unit.
Given its importance for public health, Secretary González Galindo called on the epidemiological staff to continue the investigational follow-up that allows the causes or factors of the disease to be identified.
Currently, the National Health Area There are only four confirmed cases of the disease, located in the state of Nuevo León. And it is reported that the patients are stable and their health condition is being monitored.
In Sinaloa, the presence of this disease in children has not been detected and the epidemiological sector of the Ministry of Health is already working for prompt action.
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Since last April, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published an alert on cases of severe hepatitis lead Cause unknown in children in the UK. Since then, more cases have been reported in some Western European countries and the United States; In Mexico, the state of Nuevo León alone has four confirmed cases of the disease and it is reported that patients are under medical observation.
There are no confirmed cases of childhood acute hepatitis in Sinaloa.