MERIDA — The Federal Secretariat of Healh reported a significant increase in diseases typical of the hot season in Yucatan, including stomach and respiratory ailments.
According to the Bulletin of the General Directorate of Epidemiology, there has been a rebound in intestinal infectious diseases, with 4,889 cases in week 34.
In total, the unit counted 130,323 cases confirmed so far this year in Yucatan, a figure that exceeds 77 ,227 last year.
At the same time, in relation to acute respiratory infections, there were 12,695. In total, 390,789 cases of these conditions have already been confirmed so far this year, exceeding 311,939 in 2016.
According to the authorities, it is necessary that the population be mindful about the food that they eat and practice regular hand washing, in order to prevent the spread of both diseases.
On the other hand, the unit noted that as for dengue, zika and chikungunya there were no cases this week so the previous totals of 58, 15 and zero cases are maintained respectively.
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