After two years, the Health Surveillance Foundation confirmed the first case of measles in Amazonas, this Wednesday, May 25. The case was registered in Manacapuru, 101 kilometers from the capital, in a one-year-old child with no history of vaccination, according to a G1 Globo report.
The last measles record in Amazonas was in 2020.
The child’s health is stable, without complications. She is in outpatient treatment and social isolation.
Technicians from the FVS Epidemiological Surveillance Department were sent to the municipality to support the Municipal Health Department of Manacapuru (Semsa/Manacapuru) in the actions to contain and control the disease. They should actively search for new suspected cases and vaccinate.
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