A resident of Canoinha causes an outbreak of dengue burning by collecting rainwater

The endemic disease control sector of the Canoinhas Municipal Epidemiology Outpatient Clinic confirmed a record of 22 Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the municipal agglomeration in 2022. Aedes is responsible for the spread of diseases such as dengue fever, zikavirus, chikungunya and jaundice. fever.

According to biologist Cristina Brandes Grosskopf, most of the outbreaks were found in the center of the municipality. “We found a resident who was collecting rainwater to irrigate the plants. As a result, neighboring properties also ended up in epidemics “alarm.

The biologist recalls that the fight against the Garden it is everyone’s responsibility. “Because of their data, this increase in the number of cases is very irresponsible for people,” the expert complains.


The registration of the colony of the Aedes aegypti mosquito begins with the delineation of the colony, the biologist explains. “It’s a visit to 100% of the properties within a radius of 300 meters, which opens up new rays with every detected focus.”

After two months, endemic pesticides return to the site to perform a treatment index survey, the second phase of eradication work. “In addition, we have control over traps and strategic points throughout the Municipal Urban Area,” guarantees Cristina Grosskopf.

The biologist also warns about treatment in cemeteries. Several samples of larvae were collected this Wednesday afternoon (11). He announces that the water-collecting tanks will be destroyed.

Samples were collected this Wednesday afternoon from the 11th Canoinhas City Cemetery

Dengue fever is a viral disease spread by Aedes aegypt that is usually epidemic in nature as it affects a very large number of people at a given time.


• Avoid using pots on potted plants. If you use them, add sand to the edge;

• Keep the bottles neck down;

• Keep bins covered;

• Always leave water tanks closed, without openings, especially water tanks;

• Plants such as bromeliads should be avoided as they collect water.

• Treat the pool water with chlorine and clean it once a week; • Keep drains closed and unobstructed;

• Brush the food and drink containers of the animals at least once a week; • Remove water that has accumulated on the tiles;

• Flush in infrequently used toilets at least once a week;

• Keep the toilet lid closed;

• Avoid collecting debris as it can be the focal point of the dengue mosquito;

• Report possible outbreaks of Aedes aegypti to Epidemiology, 3622-8416.

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