December 7, 2022

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Vucruz says cases of acute respiratory syndrome will increase in the country in the coming weeks

Vucruz says cases of acute respiratory syndrome will increase in the country in the coming weeks

The InfoGripe bulletin, released on Friday (21) by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), notes that the possibility of case growth Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is very high in Brazil in the last 6 and 3 weeks forecast.

The analysis is based on data entered into the Pandemic Influenza Surveillance Information System (Sivep-Gripe) through January 17.

It is estimated that the number of new SARS cases was about 19,300 between January 9 and 15 (epidemic week 2). In epidemiological week 1, the estimated number was 15,800.

In terms of the moving average, it rose from 13,000 to 16,000 cases per week, which represents an increase of 23% compared to to SE 1″, the leaflet explains.

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The bulletin also notes that 22 units of the consortium have at least one healthy kidney area with the level of weekly SARS cases considered extremely high or very high. Only rondonia has a moderate sign of cases.

Practically all states showed signs of growth before SE 52 for 2021 (12/26/2021 to 1/1/2022) and SE 2 for 2022 (2/1/2022 to 1/8/2022), which shows that such The script is still before the celebrations end of the year,” explains researcher Marcelo Gomez, InfoGripe coordinator.

Despite other respiratory syndromes developing in the country, this year the spread of positive cases is still caused by Covid-19 (64.4%). Then comes influenza A (22.6%), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) (3.6%) and influenza B (0.2%).


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