Low incidence of AIDS patients in BCS

Low incidence of AIDS patients in BCS

In 2018 there were 200 notified while in 2021 there were 18 new cases reported

In Baja California Sur, AIDS cases are on the decline, according to Dr. Jorge Ivan Aguilar Ortiz, coordinator of medical specialties of the general hospital zone one of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).

“We have had a drop in notifications for AIDS in relation to 2018 with today’s date, where there are about 7 thousand patients nationwide, but in 2018 there were 200 notified and last year 18 new cases were notified…”

He pointed out that more prevention has been seen when it comes to youth, especially this age group is who has visualized the issue more, this virus can occur at any age, but especially there are cases in young people who today are helping to spread prevention.

This has given the opportunity that from 2018 to 2021 we have managed to reduce from 200 cases to 18, the incidence rate is down and that is good news for Baja California Sur.

He recalled the main symptoms to detect the virus that can be similar to those of the flu: fever, chills, rash, night sweats, muscle aches, sore throat, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, mouth ulcers.

With information from El Sudcaliforniano.

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