Leon, Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico – outbreak of hepatitis A

Posted on October 6, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Mexico, TRAVEL

Health authorities in the state [of Guanajuato, Mexico] have reported
the occurrence of 19 cases of hepatitis A [virus infection] in the
towns of Leon and Dolores Hidalgo. The health secretary, Ector Jaime
Ramirez Barba, confirmed the detection of 18 of these cases in the
municipality of Leon. They were recorded in the primary schools, S.
Lira and Emiliano Zapata, in the district of Jacinto Lopez. As a
consequence, the education authorities announced that those children
affected must not return to school for at least 15 days. Read Article

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