The academic explains that typhus is a disease that was “always present” despite being thought to be “emerging”.

In another chapter your new DNAAndrea Obeid spoke to a doctor Gerardo AcostaAcademician of the Veterinary Institute, on the spread of Scrub Typhus and some new antecedents.

Earlier this year, the spread of the disease sparked health alarms in one sector of the country and caused alarm among medical personnel and the scientific community. Now a publication in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report shows that it is international outbreak.

As the guest explained, it was called “emergent disease, since it has not been previously described in our country. It manifests itself mainly in the summer months; January, February and even March. But today we have cases that are registered even in winter (…) This is a new disease for the country.“.