RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) detected a drop in hospitalizations for the so-called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 8 Brazilian capitals, after the second week of January, through a survey published in the InfoGripe report.
These are Belém (PA), Belo Horizonte (MG), Brasília (DF), Cuiabá (MT), Curitiba (PR), Rio de Janeiro (RJ) and São Paulo (SP). A drop has also been detected in Manaus (AM), but it is still unclear if a data backlog in the region may be behind a limited calculation of cases in the current scenario.
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