The Sanitary Jurisdiction II confirmed two epidemics of the Coxsackie virus, also known as mouth-hand-foot disease, in the same number of schools in Tulancingo, which together have 21 infected children.
Health workers define this condition as a mild and contagious viral infection characterized by the presence of wounds in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet.
Yuriy chief David Armando Aguilar Perez reported that at the end of yesterday they confirmed 10 cases of Coxsackie disease: four girls and six boys in the primary school Ibero-America, located in the district of La Morena.
During the morning change of kindergarten, Federico Froebel detected four pupils and four infected pupils; there are three cases during the afternoon shift: two boys and one girl.
Aguilar Pérez explained that after confirming the outbreaks, the Department of Sanitary staff trained managers, teachers and 345 parents of both educational institutions in the field of disease prevention and treatment.
He reported that on Tuesday, after meeting with the head of the regional branch for Educational Services, Rubénem Hernández Ortega, they agreed that the directors of primary schools, parents and the student community implement preventive measures to stop the spread of the Coxsackie virus, including frequent hand washing, use of individual cutlery, avoiding kissing and sneezing the forearm cover.
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