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Which Arbovirus Poses the Greatest Threat to Brazil?

OCT 24, 2017 | CONTAGION® EDITORIAL STAFF


Viviane Boaventura, MD, MsC, PhD, researcher, Fiocruz, Bahia, at the Gonçalo Moniz Institute, Brazil, discusses which arbovirus poses the greatest threat to Brazil.

Interview Transcript (slightly modified for readability):

[In Brazil], yellow fever and chikungunya are the most important arboviruses circulating right now. There are some outbreaks occurring in the country at this moment. We have a low number of new cases of Zika virus, but we are having some yellow fever and chikungunya outbreaks in some [areas] of the country.”
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