Americana tops the list of cities with the highest number of dengue cases in the region. The high percentage was 1,420% compared to the total number of infected people in the previous year.
The city of Santa Bárbara de Oeste also accompanies the expressive figure. The city recorded a growth of 861% compared to the same period last year.
Campinas comes in third place with an increase of 376%, which is worrying, after all, cities have problems related to rain.
Among the largest cities, only Piracicaba showed a decline in comparison between 2022 and 2021.Dengue:
Campinas: From 2,357 to 11,230 – an increase of 376%.
American: From 283 to 4304 – an increase of 1,420%
Lemon Tree: From 379 to 557 (until November 2022) – 46% increase
Santa Barbara d’Oeste: From 606 to 5826 (until November 2022) – an increase of 861%.
Piracicaba: From 5,355 to 1,441 – a decrease of 73%
According to the city council, dengue fever control measures are maintained through a specific program, the guidelines of which are directed by the Ministry of Health.
“The activities are carried out by public servants working for the PMCD (Municipal Dengue Control Programme) but also by employees of Sime Prag do Brasil, appointed by the City Council to complete the work,” the text reads.
“In addition to home visits, teams also spray property with pesticides and inspect points that are strategic, such as flower shops and scrap metal stores, for example,” the note completes.
Experts point out the best ways to prevent the spread of mosquitoes. Eliminate sources of standing water Keep flower and plant pot dishes with sand to the brim Store bottles with the mouth facing down Always clean pipe gutters Never throw rubbish in open spaces Always put rubbish in sealed bags Never let water accumulate in Tires are some guidelines.
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