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According to data from the Ministry of Health, about 50 million people have not yet immunized against yellow fever
Data released yesterday (14) by the Ministry of Health reveal that about 36.9 million people in the Southeast. And 13.1 million in the South have not yet been vaccinated against yellow fever.
“Although the Southern and Southeastern states are already part of the vaccine recommendation area. All states still have coverage below the 95% target,” the report said.
In a statement, the ministry pointed out that those who do not live in the South but travel to this region. Or to the Southeast, must also be immunized against yellow fever.
Here, the guidance is to take the dose at least 10 days before the trip. The reinforcement in the recommendation occurs because there is a record of the circulation of the virus in those regions.
The dose against yellow fever is given in the National Vaccination Calendar and issued monthly to all states. Since April 2017, Brazil has followed the single-dose regimen of the vaccine, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). Sponsored by studies that provide that one does is acceptable for lifelong protection.
The target audience is people 9 months to 59 years old who have never been vaccinated or who do not have proof of vaccination. All the states of the Southeast, South, Midwest. And North is part of the recommendation area, besides Maranhão, some municipalities of Bahia, Piauí, and Alagoas.
Data from the Ministry of Health show that from July 2018 to February 7 of this year. 834 suspected cases of yellow fever were reported, 679 of which were rejected. 118 remain under investigation and it confirmed 37. Of these, nine were deaths.
The states of São Paulo (35) and Paraná (2) presented confirmed cases. Most occurred near Vale do Ribeira (south coast of São Paulo, near the border with Paraná). All deaths occurred in the State of São Paulo, in the municipalities of Caraguatatuba (1), Iporanga (2), Eldorado (3), Jacupiranga (1) and Sète Barras (1). The likely site of infection of one death remains under investigation.
Alert (yellow fever symptoms)
With at least 36 cases of yellow fever confirmed in humans between December 2018 and January this year, Brazil could experience the third wave of an outbreak of the disease. It released the alert this week by WHO.
“While it is too early to determine whether this year will present the high human case numbers observed. Over the last two large seasonal peaks [the first between 2016 and 2017 and the second between 2017 and 2018]. There are indications that virus continues to spread southward and in areas with low population immunity, yellow fever symptoms “the organization said.
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