1999 -Yellow fever in Brazil- Update
19 March 1999
Disease Outbreak Reported
Four more cases of sylvatic yellow fever were reported by the Ministry of Health, 1 in Mato Gross State and 3 in Para State which occurred from 18 January to early February. The case in Mato Grosso State was in the same locality as the previously reported case and in Para State 2 cases occurred in Breves Municipality and one in Afua Municipality. All 3 cases in Para State were young males (8 years, 25 years and 28 years) and all 3 recovered.