The number of fatalities in Sao Paulo due to measles has reached 12 this year. The last three victims were a 10-month-old girl from Itapewi who had not been vaccinated; A 53-year-old man from Santo Andre and a 1-year-old boy from Francisco Morato, both at risk – with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension and immunosuppressed, who may be more vulnerable to infection.
Data released Wednesday (9) by the State Department of Health also shows that there are 6 177 laboratory confirmed cases of the disease so far and 1,472 through medical evaluation. According to the secretariat, 57% of all cases are concentrated in the capital.
Doses of the triple vaccine (which protects against measles, rubella, and mumps) are available Monday (7) at all state child vaccination centers. from 6 months and under 5 years and may apply until May 25. Saturday, 1
of all symptoms of the disease, such as red spots on the body, fever, runny nose, conjunctivitis and white spots on the oral mucosa, caregivers should seek medical attention. will be able to evaluate and make the necessary recommendations.