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Public Health Emergencies of National Importance, Sylvatic Yellow Fever in São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul and the Current Epidemiological Situation in Brazil 2008-2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Emergências em Saúde Pública de Importância Nacional (ESPIN) de Febre Amarela Silvestre em São Paulo e no Rio Grande do Sul e a Situação Epidemiológica Atual no Brasil (2008/2009)
Brazil (BRA)
Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 12/2009
Data type

The December 2009 Press Release Update on Public Health Emergencies of National Importance presents information from the National Surveillance and Control of Yellow Fever System on the epidemiology of cases of yellow fever and sylvatic yellow fever in human and non-human primates in São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. In addition to numbers of confirmed and discarded cases, the report includes vaccination recommendations by area for 2008/ 2009.