By the beginning of classes, the municipality of Posadas weeded and fumigated more than 250 schools so that students and teachers enter the school year with clean and fumigated schools. The actions are carried out by the Directorate of Epidemiology in charge of Fabián Zelaya and now they started with deratization tasks in the same institutions.
Fabián Zelaya- Municipal Radio
After the heavy rains of last week, the temperature rose in the municipality and from the executive request that the population be alert to the accumulations of water that could have been generated. “The climatic conditions make the development of the vector easier, that is why we insist on the awareness of the neighbor because we are in a pre-sprout period where suspected febrile cases will begin to appear,” Zelaya said.
From Epidemiology explained that the actions of descacharrado, weeding and fumigation, are carried out in frightful to the data that throw the traps installed in different sectors of the municipality. The neighborhoods where the most vectors have been detected are; Santa Rita, Villa Cabello and Villa Urquiza.
The municipality also signed an agreement between the University of Ottawa and CONICET, which consists of the viral search within aedes aegypti. To do this, since mid-January began to distribute traps for adults in four neighborhoods; Villa Sarita, Palomar, San Lorenzo and A4.
CONICET researchers perform the collection of traps and already in the institute the amount of species is seen and separated into males and females and then make genetic studies to determine if the female of the aedes has the viral RNA of dengue. “This would serve to arrive before the febrile ones, where there would be some feverish one we go with the traps to determine if really it is dengue what is circulating and that zero type is”, indicated Zelaya.
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