The Workplace of Sanitary Surveillance and Surveillance of the Company for the Regulation of Well being and Social Motion (ARAS) has been notified of a confirmed case of dengue fever that remained in Papeete after which in Morea. As a reminder, dengue has not unfold in French Polynesia for 3 years.
This particular person got here from Southeast Asiathe place dengue is endemic, started a few week in the past and confirmed signs of dengue fever very quickly after its arrival.
He offered the affected person to a physician in Moria a couple of days after the onset of signs, which allowed for ample early prognosis that provides the potential of appearing shortly to keep away from an epidemic.
The measures taken on this route are based mostly on the speedy eradication of mosquitoes that will have bitten the affected person earlier than they may transmit the dengue virus. For this function, deltamethrin-based insecticide remedies will likely be carried out by the Heart for Environmental Well being (CSE) of the Ministry of Well being (DSP) based on the protocol of the World Well being Group (WHO). The principle locations the place the situation stays will likely be focused by these remedies inside a radius of about 100 metres.
Two pesticide remedy areas in Moorea have been recognized by CSE with a schedule of operations Thursday twenty second of June and Wednesday twenty eighth of June 2023 At dawn or shortly after. These operations are being carried out in full coordination with the Moria Municipal Council, which warns the residents of the respective areas, Habiti and Maati, on this case.
- Individuals residing in these areas ought to depart doorways and home windows open throughout remedy in order that mosquitoes hiding in houses could also be affected;
- to cowl meals, aquariums, and aquariums;
- Lastly, when you have cells close to these areas, you may report it to CSE on 40 50 37 45.
With the intention to anticipate and decelerate a attainable unfold of the illness, the Ministry of Well being recommends that the inhabitants:
- See a physician In case of excessive fever, headache, physique aches, nausea and rash. Individuals who assume they’ve dengue fever ought to particularly shield themselves from mosquito bites to forestall them from infecting their family members;
- Do away with mosquito breeding areas across the house and within the office. Suppose badly clogged septic tanks, gutters, badly stretched tarpaulins, and something that would maintain contemporary water in your surroundings, similar to plant pots, varied waste, canoes or varied cumbersome gadgets. Eliminating mosquito breeding areas can even contribute to your day by day consolation with out costing you a lot;
- Apply insect repellenta number of occasions a day;
- Use pesticides, diffusers, and tortillas outdoorIf in case you have no different options.
Solely by the efforts of every one in every of us can we seize this chance and keep away from the pandemic.
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