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Not just the coronavirus in Majunga

Not that coronavirus in Majunga #MyMadagascar #MahajangaMaVille

Not just the coronavirus in Majunga

The battle will only be concentrated on the Covid-19

So far, there #8217 still no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Majunga. But the results of the analyses and samples taken 29 last April by the Pasteur Institute of Madagascar confirmed the presence of dengue fever in the city. Not just the coronavirus in Majunga. On the 27 Testing, 24 cases are confirmed positive for dengue fever.

Dengue fever is therefore present in Mahajanga. It can be well cured, but above all, it can be avoided by cleaning the environment.

The battle will no longer be concentrated on the Covid-19 in Mahajanga, but also in the face of viral dengue disease and also malaria, according to Regional Director of Health Boeny, Dr. Rivomalala Rakotonavalona, in his statement Friday night, at the headquarters of the Covid-19 Operational Command Centre.

'The 50% consultations at basic health centres show symptoms of malaria, whose 80 % Covid-19 negative TDR tests, then samples were sent to the Pasteur Institute of Madagascar. Thus, it's confirmed, dengue fever, a notifiable disease, is well present in Mahajanga.

After investigations carried out by the epidemiological surveillance service in the fokontany, they conducted TDR tests. But the results were negative. They then sent the analyses to the Pasteur Institute. And the results are concrete.

The fight continues

All conditions for combating Covid-19 are maintained and remain in force. The fight against malaria, which is also present throughout the south of the country and in Mahajanga, should not be minimized.

Dengue from mosquito bites has symptoms similar to Covid-19 and malaria with high fever and temperature. Wet and brushy areas need to be cleaned, because they attract mosquitoes”, explained the Director.

You should know that in Mayotte, dengue kills more than coronavirus.

"Prevention is better than cure"

"Don't be afraid, Mahajanga has already experienced dengue fever in 2006. It is a viral disease that manifests as a high fever and can lead to vomiting and aches and inflammations. The patient may become tired and no longer have a sensation in the food. A haemorrhage could appear and in this case, a death could ensue.

But it can be cured, doctors should be consulted. And above all clean the environment to eliminate mosquitoes", reassured a Head of Infectious Diseases.

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Not just the coronavirus in Majunga : Reaction

The authorities were quick to react. A delegation from the Presidency of the Republic, Composed of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, travelled to Mahajanga to support the sick.

Tuesday 05 may, they said that the whole morning was reserved for the people of Mahajanga to allow all households to devote themselves to a major clean-up and sanitation of the living environment of the homes.

All households must devote themselves daily to a major clean-up and clean-up of their environment. Any form of standing water around the fireplaces should also be dried. This will greatly reduce the spread of mosquitoes, the main vector of dengue fever being the mosquito aedes aegypti.

It is also advising the entire population to wear clothing covering all members and especially the use of insecticide-treated nets at night.

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