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SESARAM informs that scabies has been identified this Wednesday in the Internal Medicine Service, more specifically in the nascent wing of the 5th floor of Dr. Nélio Mendonça Hospital.

“After the diagnosis of this situation, the isolation measures were taken” and “it was decided that there would be no new admissions of patients to the service in question”, and that “the proposed safety and infection control measures should be implemented in order to minimize the effects of this situation together with the hospitalised users and the professionals “.

For those who do not know, scabies is a contagious, curable disease caused by a parasite that has the main symptoms of itching and rashes.