Yellow fever

Yellow fever in Sudan – update

6 DECEMBER 2012 - As of 4 December, a total of 732 suspected cases of yellow fever, including 165 deaths have been reported in 33 out of 64 localities in Darfur. Laboratory results have confirmed yellow fever by IgM ELISA test and PCR in 40 clinical...

Yellow fever factsheet

Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. It principally affects humans and monkeys, and is transmitted via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. It can produce devastating outbreaks, which can be prevented and controlled by mass...

Travel alert: Yellow Fever Brazil / DRC and Angola

Yellow fever update 08 March 2017 YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAKS IN BRAZIL Report from World Health Organization Published on 06 Mar 2017  Updates on yellow fever vaccination recommendations for international travellers related to the current situation in...

Yellow Fever Risk Areas

Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. It principally affects humans and monkeys, and is transmitted via the bite of Aëdes mosquitoes. It can produce devastating outbreaks, which can be prevented and controlled by...

Yellow Fever FAQ

Yellow fever is a vector-borne acute viral haemorrhagic disease caused by an infection with the Yellow Fever virus (YFV) 1. ​What is yellow fever? Yellow fever is a vector-borne acute viral haemorrhagic disease caused by an infection with the Yellow Fever virus (YFV)....

Yellow Fever Risk Areas

These are areas where the virus is present in monkeys and is a potential risk to humans as defined by the World Health Organisation. Some of these countries demand a yellow fever certificate from travellers as a condition of entry to their country. Yellow Fever Risk...

Yellow fever in the Republic of Congo

12 DECEMBER 2012 - The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Congo is launching an emergency mass-vaccination campaign against yellow fever in Ewo District in Cuvette-Ouest region, beginning next week. 12 DECEMBER 2012 - The Ministry of Health of the...

Africa Risk Areas for Yellow Fever Virus Transmission

These are areas where the virus is present in monkeys and is a potential risk to humans as defined by the World Health Organisation. Some of these countries demand a yellow fever certificate from travellers as a condition of entry to their country. Many of these, and...

Yellow fever in Sudan – update

6 DECEMBER 2012 - As of 4 December, a total of 732 suspected cases of yellow fever, including 165 deaths have been reported in 33 out of 64 localities in Darfur. Laboratory results have confirmed yellow fever by IgM ELISA test and PCR in 40 clinical...

Yellow fever factsheet

Yellow fever is a viral disease, found in tropical regions of Africa and the Americas. It principally affects humans and monkeys, and is transmitted via the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. It can produce devastating outbreaks, which can be prevented and controlled by mass...

Travel alert: Yellow Fever Brazil / DRC and Angola

Yellow fever update 08 March 2017 YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAKS IN BRAZIL Report from World Health Organization Published on 06 Mar 2017  Updates on yellow fever vaccination recommendations for international travellers related to the current situation in...