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Preparedness, surveillance and response

Espírito Santo registrou (até agora) 240 casos de febre amarela e 79 mortes

The Espirito Santo state health department said that it has recorded 240 cases of yellow fever and seen 79 deaths since the start of the year. By May 11th there had been 749 notifications of suspicion about it being yellow fever, 304 of these were rejected, 240 of them were confirmed and in 79 cases people have died

May 15, 2017
Es Hoje

Febre Amarela: 2422 casos suspeitos e 623 confirmados

Brazil is experiencing the largest outbreak of yellow fever for decades with most of the focus on the states of Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo which have the highest number of confirmed cases. Up to April 12th there were 2,422 suspected cases. Of these 623 were confirmed, 671 remained under investigation and 1,126 were dismissed. Of the total cases reported 326 died. The case fatality rate among confirmed cases is running at about 1-in-3

April 20, 2017
Conasems.org, Diario de Pernambuco
April 19, 2017
G1.Globo.com, Noticias R7.com

Espírito Santo registra 465 casos suspeitos de Chikungunya em quatro meses

The Brazilian state of Espirito Santo reported 465 suspected cases of chikungunya in the period from January 1st to the end of last week. This is almost at a par with last year’s figures which stood at 497 cases. Chikungunya has been recorded in 11 municipalities and there are some suspected cases as yet unconfirmed

April 13, 2017
Folha Vitoria

Yellow fever continues to advance in southeastern Brazil

An outbreak of yellow fever continues to advance across Brazil’s south-eastern region, with Rio de Janeiro state announcing the sixth yellow fever case in the state earlier this week. It was recorded in the town of Sao Fidelis and is the first case of yellow fever in the state not in the town of Casimiro de Abreu

March 28, 2017
Sina.com, Asia Pacific Daily