Sanitary Authorities of Nicaragua in Alert by Yellow Fever

Managua, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities of Nicaragua today reinforce epidemiological surveillance, after the alert circulated by the Pan American Health Organization because of the appearance of cases of yellow fever in Brazil, official sources said. The Nicaraguan Vice President, Rosario Murillo, explained that the Ministry of Public Health is developing a plan to take the necessary measures and prevent an outbreak of the disease, transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito arising in the country aegypti as zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses. In that sense, she said that the government is studying the possibility of request in airports and terrestrial and maritime border the card of vaccination against the fever yellow to the tourists. Murillo said that already other countries of Central America, as Honduras and El Salvador, are applying this requirement, by what the decision will be agreed in the next hours with other states of the government. The yellow fever-whose name is refers to the signs of jaundice affecting some patients-produces high temperatures, chills, fatigue, pain of head and muscular pain, and usually accompanied of nausea and vomiting. Although there is an effective vaccine to prevent the disease, there is no cure, is not so if not vaccinated persons get it, they can only be provided symptomatic treatment.
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