The Secretary of Health of the O & # 39; Higgins Region, Rafael Borgoño, reported a case of hanta detected in the last hours. "Today we had the confirmation from the Institute of Public Health (ISP) that a 24-year-old from the Rengo district is the fourth case so far this year in the O & # 39; Higgins Region by hanta virus. summer season, the other three cases occurred between January and March this year, "the official said.
Borgoño explained that "the patient is from the Rengo district, Lo de Lobo sector. We are investigating the origin of this disease, if it was at the workplace, if it was at home."
He added that "Health Seremi is contacting its relatives and the people who worked with it, since it is very important to determine where and how it was infected." The young man is from yesterday at the Hospital of the Thorax, is steadily evolving within its gravity.