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Yellow Fever in Brazil
An outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil began in late 2016, but a second wave in late 2017 found cases reported in more southern and eastern states…

OSAC Health Security Snapshot: Oropouche virus
Researchers are concerned that an emerging zoonotic virus,Oropouche fever, may be the next outbreak in Brazil’s cities and potentially throughout…

Escalating Violence in Rio de Janeiro: Numbers and Context
OSAC constituents have raised concerns, to include personal and residential security, over the potential impact from the deteriorating security…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Alert: Brasilia (Brazil), Demonstration in Porto Alegre, April 6, 2018
A sizable protest, with potential for violence, is planned for today, Friday April 6 in Porto Alegre. The demonstration is being organized in…

Health Alert: Salvador (Brazil), Malaria Outbreak in Bahia State
Brazilian public health officials have reported an outbreak of locally-transmitted malaria in the town of Wenceslau Guimarães in Bahia State.…

Health Alert: Brasilia (Brazil), Vaccinations Against Yellow Fever
The CDC previously identified areas in Brazil where vaccination against yellow fever is recommended and updated list now includes: • All…