Chile: health officials claim numbers of Meningitis cases not at epedimic levels

Posted on November 11, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

98 People Infected with Meningitis in Chile

The Ministry of Public Health is in emergency mode.
Despite the discovery of 98 new cases of meningitis in Chile, the Institute of Public Health assures citizens that the infection has not reached epidemic levels.
These meningitis cases have been appearing “in a sporadic way,” says director of the Institute of Public Health, María Teresa Velenzuela. The institution has asked that all labs deliver samples of the outbreak to them as quickly as possible in order to protect bio safety. Read Article

Share This Story
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • email