A team of 15 agents from the Epidemiological Surveillance of the Department of Health went to various points in the central region of Valinhos in search of breeding sites for the Aedes aegypti mosquito, vector of the disease. Commercial and residential establishments were visited by health workers.
Actions to raise awareness and search for breeding sites for the Aedes aegypti mosquito take place periodically in the city, but due to the heat and the large amount of rain in recent weeks, the actions have intensified.
Dengue fever is a tropical disease that can cause serious damage to health. The main symptoms are fever, headache, joint pain and spotting all over the body.