Measles report for the Americas (majority of cases in Brazil)

The PAHO measles summary for the Americas this year up to early Sept has Brazil’s count of 552 confirmed cases and two deaths as highest for the region. States with the greatest cumulative incidence rates were Amapá, Pará, Ceará and Alagoas, while outbreak activity continues in Amapá, Pará and Alagoas. Measles vaccination rates fell in 2020 and again this year by between 18 and 22 percent compared to 2019. Read more

Affected Regions

South America

Affected Countries