July 4, 2022

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Fucruz reports that COVID-19 is on the rise, accounting for 42% of respiratory syndromes in Brazil

Fucruz reports that COVID-19 is on the rise, accounting for 42% of respiratory syndromes in Brazil

The spread of SARS / COV2 in SARS occurs for the fourth consecutive epidemiological week in Brazil

Joao Gabriel Alves / Frame / Studio contentOne reason for the increase in Covid-19 may be some relaxation on the part of the population at this most comforting moment of the pandemic.

According to .’s Infogripe Fucruzreleased on Friday, 20, COVID-19 It accounts for 41.8% of cases severe acute respiratory syndrome (Lamp). The analysis refers to the period from May 8 to 14, but it is already the fourth epidemic week in which SARS / COV2 prevails. Another virus of concern is respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which mainly infects young children and accounts for 36.5% of SARS cases. Influenza A and B had the lowest infection rate, 3.2% and 0.4%, respectively.

Also, according to the release, 18 of the 27 federal units showed signs of the growth of SARS in a long-term trend. According to the researchers, one of the reasons is a certain relaxation on the part of the population in this most comfortable moment of the Covid-19 pandemic. The issue was addressed in another publication also from Fucruz released this week about the slowing down of the vaccination curve for the third dose. Among the population over 25 years of age, coverage of the complete vaccination schedule is 80%. However, when the analysis is for the third dose, the smaller the group, the more unsatisfactory the coverage. from 25 to 29 years of age is 35.5%; 20 to 24 years old, 30.4%; From 18 to 19 years old 25.2%

*With information from reporter Carolina Abilene

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