Brazil’s National Vaccination Campaign Against the Flu is starting Wednesday (Apr. 10) countrywide. In the first stage, children aged one to six will be prioritized, along with pregnant women and women in the postpartum period (up to 45 days after birth).
Up to October 1, 1,935 cases of measles were confirmed in Brazil—1,525 of which in the state of Amazonas, and 330 in Roraima, in the Brazilian Amazon region. The state of Amazonas reports a further 7,873 cases under scrutiny, compared to 101 in Roraima.