Brazil braces for yellow fever outbreak

Brazil is facing its worst yellow fever outbreak in 40 years. There are nearly 600 confirmed cases in humans. Another 450 are being investigated. Most cases have been confined to a couple of states in the southeast.

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    Brazil is facing its worst yellow fever outbreak in 40 years.

    There are nearly 600 confirmed cases in human beings. Another 450 are being investigated.

    Most cases have been confined to a couple of states in the southeast.

    But some nearby cities are now taking extreme precautionary measures.

    Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Goiania.


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