Residents and health workers in Macapá are slated to protest on Thursday, July 18, to bring attention to the local yellow fever issue. The meeting point is in front of the headquarters of the District Agency of Fazendinha, at 08:30 (local time).
Various sites in Macapá have been identified as having infestations of mosquitoes carrying yellow fever. The municipality has implemented a plan to address the community's concerns over the next several weeks.
Localized transportation issues are to be expected in the vicinity of the protest.
Individuals in Macapa are advised to remain vigilant, follow instructions issued by local authorities, and avoid all gatherings as a precaution.
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