Dengue vaccine arrives in particular private clinic in Manaus

There are expected to be available by SUS.
08/08/2016 09h28 - Updated 8/08/2016 15h40
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The Dengvaxia vaccine is now available in Manaus since last Friday(5) but only in private network and without predicting when it will be available on the public network. It costs $ 270 and can be purchased at a private clinic located in the center-south of the city.

Suitable for people of 9 a 45 years and contraindicated to pregnant, infants and persons with compromised immunity to dengue vaccine is applied in three doses, with an interval of six months between them.

The government of Amazonas is studying the possibility of putting the Dengvaxia soon to your immunization schedule. Developed by the French laboratory Sanofi Pasteur, with production capacity of 100 million doses per year, the vaccine can significantly reduce the incidence of dengue, which is considered endemic in the Amazon.

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