Friday , January 15 2021

Two cases of measles confirmed in Biobio



the Seremi de Salud in the Biobío region he confirmed two cases of measles in the municipality of Conception.

It's a 32 year old woman and her six month old son, cases added to the seven confirmed at national level and who had contact with the first infection from the bus that came into Chile last November 21st

The mother is of Venezuelan nationality, and her baby is born in Colombia. The authorities took action plans and the woman was told voluntary confinement in his home because "he had no criteria seriously," they said in a statement.

Less is below clinical observation in Guillermo Grant Benavente Regional Hospital because of "his age conditions".

All those living with them were evacuated in addition to the four officials who participated in the cases and another contact to be of risk age. Everyone will be under medical supervision until 1 January.

"If a traveler suspects that, when he returns from the trip, presents signs and symptoms that indicate measles, such as rash and fever, Go to the nearest health center and inform health professionals about the travel process, "said the Minister of Health for the Biobío Region, Tanya Vidal

The Authority reiterated an invitation to calm and vulnerable groups to participate in the vaccination processes.


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