From January to August 9 this year gentleman It has not recorded any Zika cases, nor has it recorded any cases of Chikungunya, According to data from the Federal Ministry of Health (Ssa).
By the end of epidemiological week 31 in 2023, Hidalgo is one of 31 entities in the country without Zika casesMorelos is the only state with three registrations.
The Ministry of Health report noted that, like other entities in the country, Hidalgo state also registered no Zika cases in pregnant women during seven months and nine days of the year.
Refers chikungunya feverAlso at the end of epidemiological week 31, Hidalgo and other states of the country had registered no cases or deaths from the disease.
How is Zika virus spread?
According to the Directorate General of Epidemiology (DGE) of the Federal Ministry of Health, Zika virus is transmitted through the bite of Aedes aegypti and other mosquitoes, Aedes africanus, Aedes acupoints, Aedes baldheads, Aedes yellowheads and Aedes life.
Similar to dengue fever, the disease is usually mild and self-limited, lasting four to seven days.this Symptoms of infection may include fever, headache, conjunctivitis, rash, myalgia and arthralgia. It can affect women and men of all ages.
what is Chikungunya?
At the same time, the Federal Ministry of Health states that chikungunya is a A viral disease transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are the same species of mosquito that transmit dengue fever.
Symptoms that appear four to eight days after being bitten by an infected mosquito are: severe pain in muscles and joints, fever over 39 degrees Celsius, headache, nausea, tiredness, rash.
A related feature is that the person will bend over in pain. Symptoms can be mild and can sometimes be confused with dengue fever. If symptoms develop, people should go to the health department for treatment. Diagnosis is done with blood tests.