The Regional Council of Medicine of Piau (CRM-PI) released this Wednesday (20) a note warning about the need to prevent and seek quick medical care in case of suspected dengue.
Transmission occurs through the bite of the female Aedes Aegypti mosquito. The state faces an explosion of dengue cases. According to the Piau State Health Department (Sesapi), about 80% of breeding sites are located inside homes, in places with standing water.
According to the CRM, the increase in cases is already affecting health units. “Hospitals and health posts in Teresina and other municipalities are increasingly crowded and to avoid a lack of adequate care for everyone, we need to follow the instructions of health managers,” he said in a statement.
According to the Regional Council of Medicine, data from the Municipal Health Foundation of Teresina, show that from January 2 to April 16 of this year, 2,031 cases of dengue were reported in Teresina and three deaths from the disease have been recorded this year.
Anyone who feels the symptoms of the disease should immediately seek a health unit, to prevent the situation from getting worse.
“The disease is considered serious, especially if it is not treated in time. The most common symptoms are: pain in the joints, in the body, in the head, nausea, fever above 39C and red spots on the body. capital Teresina warn that when experiencing symptoms of dengue or chikungunya, people should seek medical attention immediately. With proper treatment, the disease can be prevented from worsening”, pointed out the agency.
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The Regional Council of Medicine of Piau is running a campaign in various media as a way to alert the population to the vertiginous increase in dengue in Piau. The population needs to be even more alert to avoid the transmission of dengue, which occurs through the bite of the female Aedes Aegypti mosquito. Hospitals and health posts in Teresina and other municipalities are increasingly crowded and to avoid a lack of adequate care for everyone, we need to follow the instructions of health managers.
Data from the Municipal Health Foundation of Teresina – FMS show that from January 2nd to April 16th of this year, 2031 cases of dengue were reported in Teresina, a number more than ten times higher than in the same period in 2021. Also in the capital Three deaths from the disease have already been recorded this year.