2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-8910.2013047004341
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Abstract: METHODS: This is a descriptive study of a sylvatic yellow fever outbreak in the Southwestern region of the state from February to April 2009. Suspected and confirmed cases in humans and in non-human primates were evaluated. Entomological investigation in sylvatic environment involved capture at ground level and in the tree canopy to identify species and detect natural infections. Control measures were performed in urban areas to control Aedes aegypti. Vaccination was directed at residents living in areas with … Show more

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“…During the 2000s the transmission risk area has expanded, causing YF outbreaks in areas that were previously free of YF virus circulation in the South and Southeast of the country 2 , 3 , 4 . Nowadays, YF vaccine is recommended for those living in such regions, including the elderly that should receive their primary immunization.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…During the 2000s the transmission risk area has expanded, causing YF outbreaks in areas that were previously free of YF virus circulation in the South and Southeast of the country 2 , 3 , 4 . Nowadays, YF vaccine is recommended for those living in such regions, including the elderly that should receive their primary immunization.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…However, in 200832 . However, in -2009, an outbreak of yellow fever reporting 56 deaths of non-human primates in southeast São Paulo, highlights the significance of surveillance and monitoring of epizootic events as an early indicator of viral circulation 43,44 .…”
Section: Current Situation In Brazilmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…This decision would increase vaccination coverage in Brazil with the future challenge to potentially universalize the vaccine across not only Brazil, but to every country internationally, in order to control yellow fever. However, a major barrier to mass vaccination is the shortage of vaccines 44 .…”
Section: Current Response and Managementmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A febre amarela (FA) é uma doença infecciosa de etiologia viral provocada por um arbovírus da família Flaviviridae e do gênero Flavivirus transmitida por mosquitos infectados nos ciclos epidemiológicos: silvestre e urbano (6,18,19,20) .…”
Section: Características Epidemiológicas Da Febre Amarelaunclassified
“…Dessa forma, o cuidado com a infestação do Aedes aegypti no perímetro urbano deve ser redobrado, sendo necessário controlar o mosquito e aumentar a cobertura vacinal (CV) (1,6,17,18,24) . Tais cuidados englobam ações de controle de proliferação dos mosquitos, eliminando reservatórios, entulhos e outras fontes de aglomeração destes mosquitos (3,6,24) .…”
Section: Características Epidemiológicas Da Febre Amarelaunclassified