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Yellow fever: SP City Hall resumes the vaccination campaign

Yellow fever: SP City Hall resumes the vaccination campaign

On Tuesday (26), the São Paulo City Council recommenced the vaccination campaign against yellow fever in the South and North. The immunization had been interrupted for the Christmas recess.

The organ's expectation is to immunize 2.5 million people. The vaccine is not indicated for pregnant women, women breastfeeding children up to 6 months old and immunocompromised people, such as patients undergoing chemotherapy, radiation therapy or with corticosteroids in high doses (for example, lupus sufferers). In case of doubt, it is important to consult the doctor.

According to the City Hall, since October 21, when the immunization began, 1.1 million people were vaccinated in the North Zone. For the residents of rural areas of Parelheiros and Marsilac, there will be vaccination from house to house. The new target is to vaccinate 500,000 people in this stretch of the Southern Zone.

Check the complete list of the 38 vaccination posts in the Southern Zone and the 90 vaccination posts in the Northern Zone.

What is yellow fever?

Yellow fever is an infectious disease caused by a virus and transmitted by mosquitoes. The infection can be categorized in two ways: urban yellow fever, when it is transmitted by Aedes aegypti or wild yellow fever, when transmitted by Haemagogus and Sabethe. Get some questions about the yellow fever outbreak here!


Homeopathy worsens before it improves?

Homeopathy worsens before it improves?

Homeopathic worsening is a common picture of who is taking homeopathic treatment and is part of the process. To better understand why the patient following homeopathy worsens before improving, one must understand the principles of this treatment. Homeopathy is a medical specialty that treats patients in a global and not exclusively their symptoms.

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Alcohol consumption by the mother during pregnancy may increase the risk of oral cracking in the baby

Alcohol consumption by the mother during pregnancy may increase the risk of oral cracking in the baby

Pregnant women who drink alcohol in early pregnancy increase the likelihood of their babies being born with mouth fissures, according to researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences . Common types of mouth clefts are those of lip and palate. The lip is a condition that creates an opening in the upper lip between the mouth and the nose, creating a slit aspect in the lip.

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