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Outbreak of Yellow Fever in Brazil

About Yellow Fever


Yellow fever is an acute febrile infectious disease, caused by arthropod vector-borne virus that has two epidemiological different transmission cycles: wild and urban. It is considered of major epidemiological importance due to its clinical severity and high dissemination potential in urban areas infested by Aedes aegypti.

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Outbreak of Yellow Fever

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Yellow Fever in the context of Brazil

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Prevention and treatment

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Transmission of Yellow Fever

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Clinical Symptoms and diagnosis

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Related links about Yellow Fever in Brazil:

Orientation of Ministry of Health (MH Brazil) (in portuguese)

Epidemiological Reports (MH Brazil) (in portuguese)

Page of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (in portuguese)

Page of World Health Organization (WHO)