1999 - Yellow fever in Brazil
17 March 1999
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of end February 1999, 1 confirmed case of sylvatic yellow fever was reported to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). This case is the first national reported case of yellow fever since November 1998. The case occurred in the Native Indian village of Aldeia Cuoto Magalhaes, in the county of Campinapolis, Mato Grosso State. The patient who recovered was a 5 year old girl without a history of yellow fever vaccination.
* Source: Ministry of Health, Brazil February 1999.