New Ricketts Case Confirmed (La Voz de la Frontera, 1/20/13 by Alejandro Garcia Magallón)

Mexicali, BC – The Personal Secretary of the State for Health confirmed a new case of Ricketts in Mexicali yesterday afternoon, presented in less than 11 years in zona de Los Santorales in fraccionamiento Valle de las Misiones. The child was admitted to the General Hospital (HG) of Mexicali.

The unit said the girl who entered the hospital was diagnosed in the same medical unit on January 16 while already in a very advanced state of the disease. So far the patient remains in a severe situation in the intensive care area.

The staff of the Secretariat indicated that prior to her entry to the HG, the child's family was examined by a particular doctor and did not find anything or identify the disease, so they drove to Centro Cívico to find her health was already very deteriorated.

The girl, Esmeralda García López, health was in a very delicate condition yesterday afternoon. Even without an official version from the Ministry of Health, this became the second known case of Ricketts in Mexicali so far in the year, which is unusual at this stage of the year.

Mayor Thanks Work of Neighborhood Committees (La Voz de la Frontera, 1/20/13)

Mexicali, BC - As a way of thanking the various committees of neighbors formed in programs of the 20th Mexicali City Hall, Municipal President Francisco Pérez Tejada met with more than 2,000 Mexicalenses. Gathered at the Vicente Guerrero Park facilities, the Mayor thanked the Mexicalenses for being instrumental in their work and management of the current municipal administration.

He acknowledged the committees of neighbors 20th Town Hall who maintain constant communication with the Mexicalenses resolving requests for services, social management and public safety. Aleti Mayor stated that this 2013 municipal administration will continue working closely with citizenship, as it has since the beginning.

Omar Rucobo, Director of Municipal Social Development, reported he invited neighbors of area committees in the Valley, rural areas and port of San Felipe, which have been formed through notices, "Familia Segura" and "Presidente con la Gente" ("Family Safe" and “President with People”) programs.

The event was attended by the Secretary of the Municipality of Mexicali, Gabriel Tobías Duarte; the Director of Municipal Public Security, Marco Antonio Carrillo Mace, as well as the Director of Rural development and delegates, Salvador Escobar and Alderman Miguel Soto Avila.


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