Anti-COVID-19 booster vaccination continues

The province of Las Tunas today records more than 20 million administered doses of the national anti-COVID-19 vaccines, said Yahilín Nápoles Novella, responsible for the vaccination program at the Provincial Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology, and Microbiology (CPHEM, by its Spanish acronym).

22 social institutions operate in the province that contribute to the care for the elderly.

The Care Program for the Elderly in Las Tunas reinforces its work to guarantee the necessary conditions for the 107,740 persons over 60 years of age, who represent 20.3 percent of a population whose life expectancy reaches 79 years.

 Foot-Mouth-and-Hand Disease (FMHD)

An outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease (HFMD has alerted parents and workers in childcare centers these days, a condition that health authorities warn about because of its high rate of contagion.

Workers of the Anti-vector Campaign applied the products to avoid the mosquito proliferation

With the arrival of the hottest and rainiest months, alarms are raised about the transmission of dengue fever in the province. Puerto Padre is among the most complex territories; however, the health authorities are redoubling their efforts to keep the epidemiological panorama under control.