According to local media reports, experts from the Paquito González Cuato Pediatric Hospital in Cienfuegos reported the death of a seven-year-old girl at that medical institution on July 13, after several days of hospitalization.
Dr. Ariel Uriarte Méndez, head of the Intensive Care Unit, gave statements to Cienfuegos newspaper. September 5The Communist Party organ in the province, in which he explained the behavior of experts in the matter to be given “timely medical care”, expressed condolences over the minor’s death.
The expert informed that all the protocols established for the treatment of Hemorrhagic Dengue were completed with availability of essential medicines and a team of experts with an average experience of 20 years in intensive care work.
In the specific case of the minor, it specified that he was quickly admitted to the intensive care room, “where he received treatment with blood products such as plasma, red blood cells and platelet concentrate.”
Uriarte argued that in accordance with what has been established in the protocol for these cases, cases of patients reported with hemorrhagic dengue, with reports of some survival in severe cases, despite working with current scientific concepts The death rate is very high.
Similarly, the Pediatric Hospital issued a statement that said: “There is no greater pain than the physical departure of a girl or boy to a pediatric institution. The pain intensifies as we characterize the attachment to our patients.” We mourn as one can mourn the loss of a loved one or close friend and no stone is left unturned to save an infant.”
“Our priority will always be the health of our patients,” concludes the document signed by several center workers and published on the institution’s official Facebook profile, following debate that caused news on the social network, when additionally independent and foreign media echoed it. Unfortunate incident done.
Through this channel, it was reported that a sister of the minor was admitted to the hospital and was reported in critical condition due to the same ailment, which is yet to be confirmed by the local authorities. The minor’s death caused an uproar among the local population, who had gathered to exhume his body on July 15, according to the same sources.
Meanwhile, Cuban health authorities this week confirmed a dismal epidemiological situation, with more than three thousand dengue cases detected during the current year. The head of public health himself assured that, by the end of June, seven Cuban provinces had “proven transmission”: Havana, Sancti Spirits, Camaguey, Las Tunas, Holguín, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo.