Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 22nd, 1997
At the meeting, the Pan American Health Organizations (PAHO) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Vaccine Preventable Diseases considered the current measles outbreak in Brazil, in which over 4,000 cases have been confirmed, compared to only 580 cases last year, said Dr. Ciro de Quadros, director of PAHO's Special Program for Vaccines and Immunization. In all of the Americas, confirmed measles...
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