Another 29 cities in ES will receive the dengue vaccine; check which ones

Another 29 cities in ES will receive the dengue vaccine; check which ones
Another 29 cities in ES will receive the dengue vaccine; check which ones

To date, only 23 municipalities in Espírito Santo have been selected to immunize people aged 10 to 14 years old

Per Kebim Tamanini

Another 29 cities in Espírito Santo will receive doses of the dengue vaccine this April. At the end of February, when the first vaccines arrived in the country, the Ministry of Health sent units only to 23 municipalities, chosen due to the high incidence rate.

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According to the State Department of Health (Sesa), Espírito Santo alone has 246,651 children and adolescents aged 10 to 14 on the priority list.

Before this new announcement, only the municipalities of Vila Velha, Serra, Cariacica, Vitória, Guarapari, Afonso Cláudio, Viana, Laranja da Terra, Fundão, Itaguaçu, Santa Leopoldina, Domingos Martins, Santa Teresa, Venda Nova do Imigrante, Santa Maria de Jetibá, Ibatiba, Brejetuba, Marechal Floriano, Conceição do Castelo, Itarana, Aracruz, João Neiva and Ibiraçu received doses of the dengue vaccine. (See the new cities that will receive the vaccine at the end of the article)

Vaccination, which began only for children aged 10 and 11 in Espírito Santo, at the beginning of March, now applies to children aged 10 to 14. The measure to stagger immunization is due to the shortage of doses in the country.

Immunization only began in people aged 10 to 14, because it is the population that accounts for the highest proportion of hospitalizations due to the disease. The vaccination schedule consists of two doses with an interval of three months between them.

To date, the Ministry of Health has received a shipment of 750,000 doses of the dengue vaccine. And now, at the end of March, it received another 930,000 doses that will be distributed to the 521 municipalities initially selected and to the 154 now covered by the expansion, including the 52 cities in Espírito Santo.

See below the new cities in Espirito Santo that will receive doses of the vaccine:

  • Linhares
  • San Francisco Bar
  • Saint Matthew
  • Colatina
  • New Venecia
  • São Gabriel da Palha
  • Ecoporanga
  • Northern Freshwater
  • Skunk
  • Sooretama
  • Mantenópolis
  • Pancas
  • Baixo Guandu
  • Point Belo
  • Pine trees
  • Mountain
  • São Domingos do Norte
  • Pedro Canário
  • Bananal River
  • Conceição da Barra
  • Good Hope
  • Vila Valério
  • White Eagle
  • Vila Pavão
  • Mucurici
  • Governor Lindenberg
  • São Roque do Canaã
  • Alto Rio Novo
  • Marilândia


In the State, 27,359 people from the target audience were vaccinated as of this Monday (01), which represents just over 18% of the target for children aged 10 to 14.

Dengue cases in ES

Espírito Santo recorded 15 deaths and 104,151 thousand probable cases of dengue in 2024, according to the latest epidemiological bulletin from the State Department of Health (Sesa), released this Thursday (28). In one week, there were four deaths and 16,149 new cases.

The 15 deaths were confirmed in the following municipalities: Linhares (05); Anchieta (02); São Gabriel da Palha (01); Barra de São Francisco (01); São Roque do Canaã (01); Pains of Rio Preto (01); Earth Orange (01); São Mateus (01); Sooretama (01); Muqui (01).

Furthermore, the state of Espírito Santo is classified as the third with the highest incidence in the country, behind the Federal District and Minas Gerais, and ahead of Paraná and Goiás.

Dengue symptoms similar to other diseases

In addition to the increase in dengue cases, there is also a high rate of people infected with the coronavirus. Both diseases have similar symptomswhich has caused doubts among people.

See the table below for some different symptoms between the diseases.

Dengue or Covid?
Main symptoms of dengue Main symptoms of Covid
Fever greater than 38°C Cough
Body and joint pain Sore throat
Pain behind the eyes Runny nose
Malaise Loss of smell
Lack of appetite Abdominal pain
Headache Fatigue
Red spots on the body

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