The choice of destination Brazil As summer – center, entail – risk & # 39; & # 39 of contagion; the – yellow fever, Since everything is endemic.
The population is then affected by & # 39; permanently from the disease which m & # 39; there is no treatment or cure, although there is prevention. First, avoid mosquito bites by using & # 39; repellant, as well as protecting children and babies, wear suitable clothing and bring the vaccine.
The Yellow fever is a viral disease, with fever and haemorrhagic that m & # 39; has specific treatment. The 'Diagnostic Centers professionals Dim consider it very important to warn about the contagion prevention through vaccination, because in addition to being the most effective measure, secure and accessible, is only required dose of life to granted immunity and protection without reinforcement is required
One confirmed case should be considered as outbreak spreads vector (aedes aegypti mosquito) especially in & # 39; where the population places has little or no vaccine and there is a great proliferation of & # 39; this type of & # 39; insects.
It is estimated that the true number is 10-250 times higher than currently reported in a few high mobility such as holidays, people are more vulnerable to infection because the virus is moving, because not everywhere in the world is necessary to submit a vaccination certificate for travel.
DIAGNOSIS AND SNTOMAS
The diagnosis is difficult in the early stages and tends to be confused with other diseases. Period & # 39; incubation is & # 39; three to six days. Many cases are symptomatic, but the most frequent symptoms are fever, muscle pain, especially back pain, loss of & # 39; appetite, pain & # 39; headache, nausea or vomiting. In most cases the symptoms disappear within three or four days.
However, a very small proportion of & # 39; 24 hours after patients enter remission in & # 39; more toxic second phase, where the fever returns and several higher organs are affected (usually liver and kidneys). F & # 39; this phase jaundice (yellow color to the skin and eyes) is what gives the name to the disease.