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61 Cases of measles have already been registered in AM

61 Cases of measles have already been registered in AM

The Amazonian Health Surveillance Foundation has registered 61 new cases of measles in the region in the last epidemiological bulletin (28).

58 of them are in Manaus, while the others are in São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Anori and Humaitá.

4 have already been confirmed, 3 discarded and the rest remain under investigation.

Containment measures

To contain the disease, FVS-AM and the Municipal Health Department of Manaus is taking some actions like:

  • Vaccination of children from 6 months to 5 years of age with the triple viral vaccine
  • Creation of the State Rapid Response Room for Measles Outbreak

Contagious and dangerous

Measles is transmitted directly from person to person through the secretions of the nose and mouth expelled by the patient when coughing, breathing or speaking.

In addition, the disease can be quite severe when it affects mothers in

Initial symptoms presented by the patient are:

  • Fever
  • Persistent cough, conjunctivitis and coryza

Following these symptoms, there is usually the appearance of red spots on the face, which progress to the feet, lasting at least three days. In addition, it can cause ear infection, pneumonia, diarrhea, seizures, and damage to the nervous system.


Migraine: production of inflammatory substances generates crisis

Migraine: production of inflammatory substances generates crisis

Headache or headache, a medical term used by physicians, is a symptom so common in the general population that at least one lifetime pain crisis is estimated to occur. more than 90% of the world's inhabitants. And among the most common headaches, the one that most leads the patient to seek medical help is undoubtedly migraine.

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Anvisa suspends lots of vaccine and botox

Anvisa suspends lots of vaccine and botox

Anvisa suspended two products on Tuesday (16), Agents of the surveillance identified a false botox batch and also irregularities in a batch of hepatitis B vaccine. According to the Agency, Botox batches were not produced by the manufacturer indicated on the packaging. As it is a forgery, there is no guarantee as to the origin and composition of the medicine, which can pose risks to the users' health.

(Health)