Acapulco, between dengue and other diseases

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One of the greatest risks facing any disaster area is the outbreak of infectious diseases, especially those transmitted by vectors, because when recovery is slow to arrive, and the prevalence of unsanitary conditions and lack of clean water is prolonged, The conditions that facilitate the proliferation of vectors (mainly insects such as mosquitoes) are exacerbated.

According to the data of the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Ministry of Healthuntil week 42 of 2023, that is, the one that ended on October 30, in Mexico there were a significantly higher number of dengue cases, compared to the same period of the previous year.

In fact, until the indicated date in 2023, there were a total of 20,531 confirmed cases of dengue without alarm data, a figure that contrasts with the 5,013 cases that were confirmed until the same week in 2022. Regarding the cases of dengue with alarm data, the figure registered until October 30 was 15,848, a figure also higher than that registered in the same period of 2022, when there was a data of 3,184 cases. Finally, regarding cases of severe dengue, the accumulated figure was 1,073 for the period under analysis, while in 2022 the figure was 261.

The situation in Guerrero

Being a coastal state, and with a predominantly hot climate, the risk factors for outbreaks of tropical diseases are always latent. But after the devastation caused by the hurricane Otisthese have worsened and should have all the alarm sirens turned on throughout the social sector of the government.

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In fact, according to the data of the Epidemiological BulletinUntil October 30 of this year, there were 243 cases of non-severe dengue among men and 308 cases among women; This makes a total of 551 cases, more than double the 251 that had been confirmed until the same period in 2022.

In the case of dengue with warning signs, the figures are 562 cases of men and 587 of women (a total of 1,149 cases), a figure that is significantly higher than the 310 confirmed cases in the same period of 2022.

Finally, regarding severe dengue, the confirmed cases are 38 men and 51 women (89 in total), a figure also higher than the 36 confirmed cases in 2022.

Other states with alarm

Vector-borne diseases cannot be thought of in terms of geographic boundaries. Therefore, it is important to think about how this could expand rapidly and that in fact it already presents much greater data in other states.

In fact, in Chiapas the record is 1,172 cases of severe dengue, 1,108 cases of dengue with warning signs and 79 cases of severe dengue. In Morelos there are 776 cases of dengue without warning signs, 2,007 with warning signs and 124 of severe dengue.

In Puebla there are 1,982 cases of non-severe dengue; 482 with warning signs and 32 with severe dengue. In Oaxaca, 663 non-serious dengue; 693 with alarm signs and 44 serious. In Veracruz there are 5,770 cases without warning signs; 2,070 with alarm signs and 122 of the serious type. While in Yucatán there are 3,721 without alarm signs, 4,734 with alarm signs and 263 serious ones.

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