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After receiving an alert yesterday morning, personnel of the Sanitary Jurisdiction Number One went to CBTIS 214 (Centro de Bachillerato Tecnológico Industrial and Service 214)to determine the possible existence of at least 30 cases of dengue fever among students of that institution. The head of the institution, Artuo Miranda Toledo, reported that students will be interviewed and analyzed for possible symptoms of the illness.
He said that the task will not be easy because, normally, people who have some discomfort, temperature, pain or other symptoms, do not attend school or work, and this could be true for students of Centro de Bachillerato Tecnológico Industrial and Service # 214.
To confirm whether it is dengue or not a blood sample must be taken and analyzed in the laboratory. To date 60 analyses have been made and three were positive. Two people were inhabitants of the colony and on was in Proterritorio Payo Obispo .— Rosy DORADO
During his homily yesterday in the Eucharist, Jorge Vernal Vargas, the Bishop of Chetumal, asked for the rescuing of values and for people to get closer to God to prevent further disintegration of families. The Bishop asked the faithful present to see that they raise their children in a way that they are protected, and that they are trained to grow in Christ and love people more.— Rosy DORADO
A dramatic rollover occurred yesterday afternoon in the vicinity of the village of González Ortega, on the Escarcega-Chetumal stretch highway, resulting in four people being injured, three of them seriously. The vehicle in which they were traveling was totaled. Federal Police reported that the mishap occurred due to reckless driving and speeding under the influence of alcohol.— Jorge Luis UC Ramirez
The use of crack is now on par with marijuana in the state capital, a situation very troublesome because the effects of this drug, ultimately, are highly damaging and irreversible, said Luis Albert Pazos, head of the medical unit specializing in addictions, New Life Center, belonging to the Ministry of Health.— Omar CAPISTRAN ESPINOSA
Continued complaints from residents of communities in District V, were affected by Hurricane Dean in August 2007 and who benefited from the housing, are claiming the houses built by the Institute for Housing Development and Regulation of Property ( Infovir) are made of materials that are inferior and vulnerable to weather contingencies.— César Castilla Acosta
Running from February 25 until April 11, the Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor (Profeco) has established throughout the state the Lent 2009 Special Program Verification and Monitoring, which has among other things to verify that suppliers of goods, products and services of high consumption during Lent conform to the requirements of the Federal Law of Consumer Protection (LFPC).— Omar CAPISTRAN ESPINOSA
Upon the presentation of the eight prizes corresponding to the "Third Save and Win Drawing of Holding 2009", the State Treausury Secretary, Fredy Marrufo Martin, revealed that in January the expectations for the tax collection of vehicular ownership were surpassed.
Every child has the right to a healthy and happy start, said the state's first social worker, Narcedalia Martin Gonzálex, leading to the start of the first Binational Health Week Mexico-Belize, with the launch of the first dose of the Sabine vaccine. 125 thousand are expected to apply from 21 to February 27."— Narcedalia Martín de González