Measles – Brazil

Brazilian health officials are reporting (computer translated) two outbreaks of measles, in Roraima and Amazonas states. The outbreaks are imported cases, officials say, pointing to the genotype of the virus (D8) that was identified, which is the same that circulates in Venezuela. As of July 17, 444 cases of measles had been confirmed in Amazonas, while in the state of Roraima, 216 cases of the disease were confirmed.

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