Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis epidemic in São Paulo State, Brazil, 2011.

  title={Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis epidemic in S{\~a}o Paulo State, Brazil, 2011.},
  author={Norma Helen Medina and Emilio Haro-Mu{\~n}oz and Alessandra Cristina Guedes Pellini and Br{\'a}ulio Caetano Machado and Denise Hage Russo and Maria do Carmo Sampaio Tavares Timenetsky and Rita de C{\'a}ssia Compagnoli Carmona},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  volume={39 2},
Acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC) infection is highly contagious and can lead to explosive epidemics. In early February 2011, the Center for Epidemiologic Surveillance of the State of São Paulo Health Secretariat (SES-SP) in Brazil received reports of conjunctivitis outbreaks from rural areas of the state that subsequently spread statewide. This report… CONTINUE READING