In Las Tunas, Cuba: More than 94, 000 inhabitants are immunized of Vaccination the Leptospirosis
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- 09 / 27 / 2008
The specialist specified that in the eight municipalities of the territory the vaccine is guaranteed and applied to people older than 15 years old.
In the Campaign all the people that work in areas of risks have been immunized, like the workers of the Company of telecommunications (ETECSA) who are exposed to some of these epidemic affections.
The vaccination reduces the risk of being contaminated with this illness, as consequence of the wide proliferation of the bacteria that it originates and the deterioration of hygienic environment caused in Las Tunas by the climatological disaster Ike.
In Las Tunas the System of Health prioritizes the population's protection against epidemics by means of the sanitary prevention. It promotes specialized personnel's training and the state guarantees the resources to eradicate contagious illnesses.