Epidemiological Update - Oropouche in the Region of the Americas - 6 March 2024

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In Brazil, between epidemiological week (EW) 1 and EW 8 of 2024, Oropouche virus (OROV) was detected in 2,104 samples. In Peru, between EW 1 and EW 8 of 2024, 146 cases of OROV were reported.

The Pan-American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) urges Member States to intensify surveillance for the timely detection of cases, update health personnel for the detection and proper management of cases and inform the at-risk population about preventive and control measures.