Chile: meningitis W135 reports, government criticized for reacting slowly

Posted on October 16, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

We are 87 confirmed cases of meningitis W135 type.

For Monday awaiting the arrival of the first batch of vaccines. We are 87 confirmed cases of the disease, the type W135 meningitis between January and October 2012, while in all of 2011 only 73 cases were recorded.
For the leader of the organization, Esteban Maturana, negligence lies in “the controls in the health ministry,” specifically in the “surveillance system which will verify the number of cases, and this system has alerts We note that there is a health problem. Read Article

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