The Brazil Ministry of Health reported last week that as of September 10, there are 1,673 confirmed measles cases nationwide. In Amazonas, there are 1,326, and in Roraima, 301.
Another 7,812 remain under investigation. All are related to importation (the genotype of the virus (D8) that is circulating in the country is the same that circulates in Venezuela).
It should be noted that, both in the state of Amazonas and in the state of Roraima, an observed reduction in cases have been reported in recent weeks.
So far, in Brazil, 8 deaths were confirmed for measles, 4 deaths in the state of Roraima (3 in foreigners and 1 in Brazilian) and 4 deaths in the state of Amazonas (all Brazilians, two in the municipality of Manaus and two in the state of Amazonas). municipality of Autazes).