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Promoting health through the life course

Contagio del Zika en embarazadas alerta a salud pública

In Ecuador the health minister is calling for more protection for pregnant women against the growing zika threat. Health minister, Veronica Espinosa called on people to redouble their efforts to protect pregnant women against picking up the virus, particularly because of the risk of congenital complications that might be passed on to the baby

May 7, 2017
Metro Ecuador

Preparedness, surveillance and response

MT investiga 5 casos de febre amarela

The Brazilian ministry of health indicated that there have been 3,131 suspected yellow fever cases since last December, with 715 cases confirmed, 827 cases under investigation and 1,589 were rejected as yellow fever cases. Of the 392 probable deaths, 240 have been confirmed as yellow fever, 39 are still under investigation and 113 discarded  

May 6, 2017

Ecuador reporta 400 mujeres embarazadas contagiadas por virus de zika

A total of 400 pregnant Ecuadorian women have contracted the zika virus since April last year, according to the health minister, Veronica Espinosa. There have also been nine cases of vertical transmission from mother to baby and three microcephaly instances linked to the virus

May 5, 2017
May 4, 2017
Ecuavisa, Ultima Hora, El Telegrafo
May 5, 2017
Netral News