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FAPESP: Change in vaccination strategy prevented urban yellow fever cycle in SP

Publicado em 11 novembro 2021
Yellow fever is a non-contagious viral disease that has two cycles of transmission: wild and urban. In the first, the virus circulates among monkeys, being transmitted in Brazil by mosquitoes of the genus Emagogue And Sabethes. In the second, it circulates among humans, being transmitted from the Aedes aegypti. Brazil has not had cases of urban yellow fever since 1942, but the wild version can accidentally affect people who live near, or frequent, forests and forests. This is what happened in [...]