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On January 12th, 2016, El Salvador Government, declared a NATIONAL YELLOW ALERT for Mosquito Deceases: dengue, chick fever and zika infection
So far this year a total of 8,584 cases of Zika have been reported, besides this, 3,236 of chik fever and 1,957 of dengue.
El Salvador also reported an increase of Guillain Barre Syndrome cases, most of them with Zika clinic history, the Ministry of Health recorded 111, two of which died.
28% of Zika cases, 8% of chik fever cases and 22% of dengue cases affected people younger than 18 years old
The most affected and risks for incidence rate are children between 5 and 9 years of age, followed by young people aged 10 to 19 and children less than 5 years.