The infected patient would be infected with the disease on the way to the Ribeira valley, the southern part of São Paulo, where virus circulation was confirmed.
Sorocaba records the 1st Imported Case of Wild Yellow Fever in SP
The first case yellow fever in this year's Sorocaba, in the interior of Sao Paola, was confirmed on Tuesday, 29, with the epidemiological surveillance of the municipality.
According to the agency, the case is imported because the patient, a resident of Jardim Carande, in the north, had an illness on the road to the rural area of Cajati, in the Ribeira valley, the southern part of the country.
According to the State Department of Health, this year the circulation of the virus was confirmed in the five municipalities of the region that registered the disease in humans.
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The patient showed symptoms in the first half of January, the drug is good. Since there was doubt, control actions were carried out near the home of the infected man.
The City Council has stated that intensified measures have been taken to prevent the registration of urban cases of illness. "Indicator for all regions of the city is still focusing on mosquitoes Aedes aegypti, which can cause urban transmission of yellow fever," the statement said.
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This year, until January 21, 32 cases of yellow fever in Sao Paulo have been reported, nine of which are autochthonous – with contamination in the state itself. Of them, six died, all in the Vale to Ribeira region.
There were four confirmed deaths in Eldorado, one in Iporangi and the other in Jacupiranga. Apart from Cajata, the case was also confirmed in Cananei.
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