municipal secretary of Health says Manaus no chances to go through yellow fever outbreak

Information was given by the Manaus City Hall. of 4 suspected cases reported in 2017, 3 They were discarded and 1 It is still investigated.
17/01/2018 15h54 - Updated 18/01/2018 16h55
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Manaus no chances to pass outbreak of yellow fever as what is happening in São Paulo, as happened last year in Minas Gerais. The statement is the municipal secretary of Health, Marcelo Magaldi. According to him, no need to rush to clinics to receive the vaccine.

According to the Municipal Health (Sems), there is 11 years the capital of Amazonas has not reported cases of yellow fever. In 2017 were 4 cases reported in Manaus, of which 3 They were discarded, prejudice 1 still under investigation. In the previous year, 2016, were 3 reported cases, all being discarded.

Ensuring no outbreak, according to secretariat, It is on prevention work done in 185 vaccination rooms of Basic Health Units (UBS) located in all areas of the city. According to Semsa, every month are received from 30 thousand 40 thousand vaccine doses and only in 2017 They were applied 151.220 them in Manaus.


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