Ecuador Peru Border, possible malaria outbreak

Posted on September 14, 2011 • Filed under: Border Issues, Ecuador, Latin America Health, Peru

Huaquillas In the canton, province of El Oro, to alert hundreds of cases of malaria on the border between Ecuador and Peru, people are alarmed by a possible outbreak. So far in 2011, there have been 11 cases of malaria in Ecuador, however, health authorities maintain active warning, because in Peru unlike hundreds of cases are reported.”It is not known although the situation in Peru is serious, because so far 483 cases have,” said Zaida Correa, Director of Health of El Oro. The thousands of people crossing the international bridge requires constant surveillance among populations on both sides, which coordinates programs to combat malaria. “>Read Article

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