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  • ​In total, 674 confirmed cases have been reported as associated with these outbreaks since 1 June 2016. Of the 665 cases with available information on gender, 531 (95%) are in males; of the 622 of these with available information on age, 558 (90%) are between 18 and 50 years of age. The majority of the cases with available information on sexual orientation (n=353 – 83%) are men who have sex with men (MSM).
  • ​Between 6 January and 20 April 2017, Brazil reported 1 449 cases of yellow fever (768 suspected and 681 confirmed), including 270 deaths (35 suspected and 235 confirmed). The case-fatality rate is 18.6% overall and 34.5% among confirmed cases.
  • ​​A measles outbreak in Romania has been ongoing since February 2016 and cases continue to be reported despite ongoing response measures that have been implemented at national level through reinforced vaccination activities. Between 1 January 2016 and 21 April 2017, Romania reported 4 881 cases. In 2016, a number of additional EU/EEA countries reported measles outbreaks, and an increase in the number of cases continues to be observed in 2017. Some previous and ongoing measles outbreaks in other EU countries have been epidemiologically linked to the current outbreak in Romania.
 

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