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Health audiences to prevent zika are held in Matanzas

Gloria Machado León 29 febrero, 2016

The Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), in coordination with the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), along with doctors and family nurses, are preparing the people in Matanzas province, through health audiences in order to eradicate the dangerous aedes aegypti mosquito which is the transmitting agent of dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever and Zika.

In these meetings that take place in the neighborhood, with a large turnout of neighbors, public health authorities, project videos and report on health hygienic measures and sanitation and cleaning it takes place in backyards and explained about neurological complications, Guillain Barre syndrome and microcephaly in newborns that causes zika.

Osmany Sanchez Diaz, coordinator of the CDR, said at the call of the Cuban President and theArmy General Raul Castro Ruz, the largest mass organization in the country has again taken a step forward, and together with the fumigation brigades, formed by reservists of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR), collaborate to clean homes, schools and workplaces.

The manager also referred to the certifed to be delivered in homes, deals, popular councils, and other entities that are declared free of aedes and how the people are aware of the need to intensify actions in the community to contribute to the environmental hygiene as the zika not enter Cuba.

Given the maximum of the historical leader of the Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, that if they want a task to be fulfilled, put it in the hands of the people, the Cubans will win this battle, eliminating the mosquito, the only way to preserve the health of the family, friends and neighbors.



Original text by on Feb 29th, 2016

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