Tuesday, May 21 2013 @ 04:30 PM UTC
Contributed by: Anonymous
The patient, who is from the province of Panama, was residing temporarily in the Lovaína community of Las Palmas, in the province of Veraguas.
It was reported this person came to the veraguen village and settled in a house which had been closed for months.
The Minsa said the patient recovered in the intensive care room and in the afternoon of Monday 20 May 2013, was given discharge.
The Ministry of Health has advised people who rent houses in the country's interior, clean well and open the windows before settling to avoid inhaling the dust from the rat waste, to prevent the hantavirus. (TVN)