RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Health Ministry reported yesterday, September 4th, that from June 9th to August 31st, 2,753 cases of measles were confirmed in Brazil. In that period, there were four deaths due to the complication of the patients' health condition, three in São Paulo and one in Pernambuco. According to Health Surveillance Secretary Wanderson Oliveira, three of the deaths were babies under the age of one.
Compared to the information released on Wednesday, August 28th, there was an increase of 18% in the number of people infected.
In total, the ministry received notification of 20,292 . . .