Brazil begins dengue vaccine tests in humans

Brazil begins to advance in the process of developing thedengue vaccinewith the permission of the test in humans. The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) issued on Friday (16) special press release authorizing Butantan Institute to start the stage of clinical research of immunobiological. The Ministry of Health is investing R 1.05 billion in 2010; R 1.73 billion in 2012. In addition, all municipalities received an additional R 92.8 million for 1,159 municipalities.

In November last year, the Ministry of Health launched a mobilization campaign against dengue and intensified its dissemination throughout the period of greatest occurrence of dengue in 2013. Health professionals were also offered distance learning in clinical management of dengue patients, through a course promoted by UNASUS, known as Dengue in 15 minutes. In addition, the Departments of Health Care and Health Surveillance of the Ministry of Health have been providing technical assistance to organize the network of health services to care for patients with the disease and support for the activities of prevention and investigation of suspected deaths of dengue.

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