Please spread the word, all this area is Flu free!
This is by far, the most Frequently Asked Question to me on this days, and my answer remains the same: There’s NO reported case of Influenza in Sayulita and it IS SAFE to come to Sayulita at this moment
As stated in the official websites for Influenza info in Mexico Continue reading
Please read completely before spreading the word.
According to Nayarit Health Department website, so far 11 cases of Influenza have been confirmed in the state, 5 of them are of Influenza type B and 6 of type A (NOT YET confirmed if they are subtype H1N1 aka swine flu).
Of the known patients with Influenza type A, just 1 is in the hospital (they don’t say why).
If you want to read the full update follow the next link:
- There are no reported cases so far in the state of Nayarit and in neighboring states. http://www.dgepi.salud.gob.mx/
- The suspension of classes in the state of Nayarit is a precautionary measure only. http://www.ssn.gob.mx/
- Airports, bus terminals and highways of the country still are open for free passage to anywhere in the country and the world. http://www.sct.gob.mx/
- The United States Embassy advised to not avoid travel to Mexico and so far there is no quarantine or suspended flights. http://www.usembassy-mexico.gov/eng/eacs_warden_090426update_FluOutbreak.html
- The Center for Disease Control of the United States and the WHO (World Health Organization) have no restrictions to travel or trade in Mexico. http://www.who.int/csr/disease/avian_influenza/phase/en/index.html
Influenza is a viral infection also known as cold and it often has a peak of activity in the cold months (November to March). It is a highly contagious disease and if not well attended it can become fatal. Continue reading
The Health Department in Mexico has issued a national alert this week to identify and report any suspicious case of seasonal Influenza infection types A and B. There is doubt among the media and the population, if there’s a need to vaccinate everybody.
In Mexico the flu season goes from November to March, but this year it has been extended until April and possibly May, as there have been recent cases of infection in young adults. Continue reading