Villa Clara authorities deny the death of a child and the admission of 10 other minors due to a rare disease

Villa Clara authorities deny the death of a child and the admission of 10 other minors due to a rare disease
Villa Clara authorities deny the death of a child and the admission of 10 other minors due to a rare disease

Health authorities of the province of Villa Clara They denied the presumed death of a child and the seriousness of another ten minors due to an alleged rare disease, of an infectious nature, at the “José Luis Miranda” Provincial Pediatric University Hospital.

“This information that a group of children have been received in the Guard Corps of the José Luis Miranda Pediatric Hospital, in serious condition, is totally false”, said Dr. Yandry Alfonso, II Degree specialist in Pediatrics and head of the Maternal and Child Care program in the Cuban province of Villa Clara, in statements collected by the Cuban press.

The audio that circulates on social networks alludes to a condition, of unknown cause, that would have caused a deceased and a dozen admissions to the intensive care unit of the aforementioned institution.

“At this time there are no minors hospitalized for the alleged fact, nor is there the deceased mentioned by that process to which he attributes the presence of spots on the body with the subsequent closure of the glottis”, said the specialist.

The physician indicated that There are five children admitted who are reported seriously in that hospital but for different conditions.

“The current epidemiological situation corresponds to the time of year that increases Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI), without constituting an alarming behavior, and there are no other striking causes within the clinical picture competent to childhood”, Alfonso concluded.

The pediatrician Dianevys Arango also denied the rumor in a publication that has been shared by himself “José Luis Miranda” Provincial Pediatric University Hospital.

“Nothing of what is heard in that audio is true,” said the doctor, who reiterated that “There is no new disease.”

“At this time we are facing a rise in respiratory diseases that historically and epidemiologically occurs at this time of year, such as bronchiolitis, colds, laryngitis, pneumonia,” he concluded.

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