They declare Cerro de Pasco in HEALTH EMERGENCY

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June 30, 2017

After days of protests in Lima, in front of the Ministry of Health and thanks to the dialogue table between the central government, residents of Pasco and local institutions, Simon Bolivar declared himself in EMERGENCY SANITARY for the exposure to heavy metals. The purpose of the declaration is to provide specialized attention to the population that was exposed to heavy metals, so screening and medical attention activities will be carried out for people who show signs of intoxication.

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