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Ten years after primary vaccination, 73 of 75 participants had seroprotective antibody levels.
The vaccination campaign will aim to reach 78 million Brazilians by 2019.
The outbreak is centered in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and Minas Gerais states, with many cases near big cities.
Brazil has confirmed almost 1,000 human cases since July 2016, and cases in animals have doubled.
Cases are now at 353, an increase of 140 cases from the previous week.
In 1 week, deaths from yellow fever rose from 20 to 53, and reported cases spiked from 470 to 601.
Yellow fever vaccine will be used across some of Brazil's most populous regions in the coming months.
In the past, the city has experienced outbreaks of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya that were spread by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.
The campaign is targeting 874,000 people in two states, Kwara and Kogi.
About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.
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