Biological Risk by Sars-Cov-2, On the Health of Workers in Poultry Farms in Ecuador

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Guillermo Neusa Arenas, Rodrigo Roberto Alvear Reascos


The risk of being infected by SARS-Cov-2 has adversely affected health in many ways in the workplace. The objective of this study was to describe the impact of this biological risk on the health of poultry workers in Ecuador and their work performance. Materials and methods. This is a descriptive cross-sectional study, a sample of poultry farms in all provinces of Ecuador was obtained, which was composed of 2,288 workers or poultry workers, to whom sociodemographic surveys and checklists of the symptoms presented in cases of SARS Cov 2 infection were applied. Results: The provinces of the Sierra region (Pichincha) and the Coast (Guayas and Manabí) were the regions with the highest infection rates.  

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