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Cohesive Journal of Microbiology & Infectious Disease

Yellow Fever Vaccine in Brazil: A Revolt Backwards 100 Years Later?

  • Open or Close João Paulo Martins do Carmo*

    UEG Campus Itumbiara-GO, Brazil

    *Corresponding author: João Paulo Martins do Carmo, University of São Paulo, Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Campus Itumbiara-GO, Brazil, Email: jpmcarmo@yahoo.com

Submission: January 30, 2018; Published: February 08, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/CJMI.2018.01.000507

ISSN: 2578-0190
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Who arrives in Rio de Janeiro from the Galeão Airport heading to the famous Ipanema and Copacabana beaches (who haven’t heard of the girl, from Tom Jobim’s song, and the place immortalized in Barry Manilow’s voice?) is able to see the Castelo Mourisco (which would be, in a free translation, something like “the Mourish Castle”), head of our Foundation Oswaldo Cruz - FIOCRUZ. In March 2017, the year Oswaldo Cruz-100 years of his legacy in Brazil was instituted to showcase his role in science and health in a national project. He was head of the group wishing to shape the small serotherapeutic lab, focused in vaccines and sera production, into a great experimental medicine one, like the Paris’ Institute Pasteur, where he had studied Microbiology, Serotherapy and Immunology, and Legal Medicine at the Toxicology Institute.

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