Últimas notícias Ministry of Health

Tubos de teste positivos varíola dos macacos
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Brazil to receive antiviral drug to treat monkeypox

Up to yesterday, 1,342 cases of monkeypox had been registered in the country. Last Friday the ministry confirmed the first death caused by the disease in Brazil.

Tubos de teste positivos varíola dos macacos
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First death linked to monkeypox confirmed in Brazil

The man is reported to have been admitted to a public hospital in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state, where he succumbed after a septic shock, aggravated by monkeypox.

Paciente durante investigação de varíola de macaco.
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Brazil registers 813 cases of monkeypox

WHO says cases may be underreported because there are not enough tests available. According to the Ministry of Health, all necessary measures have been taken.

FILE PHOTO: CDC microscopic image shows monkeypox virus particles
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Monkeypox case tally in Brazil up to 142

Most cases were confirmed in São Paulo, followed by Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Ceará; Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Federal District and Rio Grande do Norte.

Campanha Nacional de Vacinação contra a Gripe, no Rio de Janeiro
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Brazil unveils campaign to boost vaccination coverage

The country's National Health Council refers to Brazil as one of the few countries with an extensive list of free vaccines for their population. Some 300 million vaccines are provided every year.