A baby with the parents, siblings ages 9 and 10 are from a mining region inVenezuela but currently lives in a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil.
“They entered Brazil on the 5th of April, staying for a period of 15 days in the shelter in Pacaraima. They came to the capital of Roraima on the 18th of the same month”, confirmed the State Department of Health Sesau .The baby had the first symptoms of the meningococcal disease on the 21st and hospitalized on the 25th. Watch for symptoms of fever, stiff neck, not feeding well, weakness and rash. Get medical attention immediately if someone you know is experiencing these symptoms.
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