Health blitz closes restaurant as diarrhea outbreak mounts

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Health  authorities in  San Miguelito have ordered the temporary closure of Jerry N ° 4 restaurant, following a series of  investigations of  food facilities in response to a widespread outbreak of diarrhea in the region.

Yaritsel Ríos the regional director of Health, said that the closure of the restaurant is part of the health prophylaxis actions carried out together with officials of the General Directorate of Migration and Customs, and the Ministry of Labor.

During the raid on the restaurant they found employees with health cards of doubtful origin, foreign citizens who had no documents, among other irregularities.

Rios said that the actions included commercial stores such as bakeries, wineries, minisupers, among others, located in the Rufina Alfaro district, in which they detected that they were not complying with the necessary hygienic measures.

She explained that in addition to the complaints filed by the members of these communities, they are taking these types of measures due to the diarrhea problems occurring in the district.

Authorities have registered 26,000 t cases of diarrhea. Those most affected are adults between 20 and 59 years of age. 


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Do the health authorities ever inspect dentists? I haven't been to one yet that understands the use/purpose of gloves, any more than those who make ice cream cones, then take money, with the same glove.

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