Zika: increase in emergency room visits


Do not relax your guard against mosquitoes: the epidemic of Zika, despite a weakening, is still active in Saint-Martin with “a recent increase in the number of emergency visits”, 5 cases in week 48, according to the last epidemiological bulletin from the French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (InVS).

“The opinion of the expert committee on infectious and emerging diseases of the North Islands will be sought soon to examine the development of the situation.” Since the emergence of the virus, 3020 suggestive cases have been estimated by the health authorities. On our territory, around forty pregnant women have contracted a Zika infection. In Saint-Barthélemy, "the epidemic decrease has marked time in recent weeks", according to the bulletin. _EH

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