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Governor of Tamaulipas and Health team, exchange experiences with Italian specialist, before COVID-19

The president thanked the specialist of the University Hospital of Verona for his support, which will allow him to make the best decisions and anticipate actions against the disease, he said.

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March 23 of the 2020

Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.- In order to anticipate actions in the presence of COVID-19 in Tamaulipas, and to learn from the successes and the absence of timely decision-making from other countries when facing the pandemic, Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca, and the Secretary of Health, Gloria de Jesús Molina Gamboa, held a video conference with the director of the Department of Pathology and Diagnosis of the University Hospital of Verona, Stefania Montemezzi.

The specialist was responsible for preparing the Hospital Management Protocol that is followed when receiving patients with Coronavirus, in a serious or very serious condition, in the region of Verona, Italy, a country that after China has been one of those most affected by the disease.

"Thank you for your support and for sharing with us the difficult experiences that Italy is going through and that will allow us as a state to make the best decisions and anticipate actions and thus be able to save lives," said Governor García. Cabeza de Vaca to Italian specialists.

Stefania Montemezzi explained the details of the protocols for patient care in emergency rooms to the Tamaulipas authorities and extended some recommendations to prevent, contain and attend to new infections.

He said that it is necessary that hospitals and health personnel assigned to the care of patients suffering from COVID-19, have all the necessary supplies and equipment, such as respirators, surgical masks, specialized uniforms, among others.

He reiterated that social isolation, both for patients and for the general population, is the best measure to prevent and contain the disease.

Finally, he said that the closure of establishments that gather many people is an important action to curb contagions.

The Government of Tamaulipas has established in recent weeks various measures, many of them anticipated, to prevent, contain and deal with the contingency caused by COVID-19, such as the suspension of classes at all levels, closure of tourist centers, closure of establishments that Many people are concentrated, work licenses in the State Administration for population groups vulnerable to the disease, among others.

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