Acre stands out among the states of the Nordic region due to the decrease in the number of probable cases of dengue fever in 2022. This is indicated by the Epidemiological Bulletin of the Ministry of Health, detailing the notifications of arboviruses dengue, zika and chikungunya across the country. parents.
According to the report, which includes data up to epidemiological week 13 (SE), the number of probable cases is 1,407 suspected.
Despite a decrease of 88% compared to the same period last year, when Acre was experiencing an outbreak of cases, the infection rate remains the third highest in the North region, at 155.1 cases per 100,000 residents.
Above Acre is the Rondonia region, with 202 cases per 100,000; and Tocantins that showed a variance of more than 2.6 thousand% and an incidence of 921.1% per 100 thousand inhabitants.
Zika and chikungunya
Regarding Zika virus and chukungunya arbovirus, the report showed that Acre is also following a downward trend compared to the previous year.
This year, 11 cases of chikungunya and two cases of Zika were reported statewide, both representing the third lowest number in the region. In the table, only Roraima and Amapá are behind.
long live acre Dengue fever outbreak in 2021. In March of last year, the state concentrated 69.6% of potential dengue cases. Up to SE 13, the increase was 264.8% compared to 2020.
At that time, there were two deaths, one from Brazil and one from Cruzeiro do Sul. The municipalities most affected were Tarawaka, Caspori, Assis Brasil, Pujari and Rio Branco. The incidence rate of cases was 1.546 per 100,000, establishing itself as the highest in Brazil.
National scenario in 2022
Up to SE 13, there were 323,900 probable cases of dengue (infection rate 151.8 cases per 100,000 population) in Brazil. Compared to 2021, there was an increase of 85.6% of cases recorded for the same period analyzed.
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