03 Feb 2017

Changes to country yellow fever certificate requirements during outbreaks

Important reminder to check for updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements Changes to country yellow fever certificate requirements during outbreaks

During yellow fever outbreaks, travellers and health professionals are reminded that countries may change their yellow fever certificate requirements at short notice.

We have recently found notices regarding changes to the certificate requirements for Panama and Nicaragua in response to the yellow fever outbreak in Brazil. This information may not be reflected in the World Health Organization (WHO) publication International Travel and Health. Travellers and Health Professionals should check for updates and alerts on our Latest News section and Country Information pages.

Resources

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update

Risk areas expanded further to include whole of Rio de Janeiro state, Sao Paulo state excluding Sao Paulo city and new areas in Bahia state Read more

Updated yellow fever chapter published

An updated yellow fever chapter of Immunisation and infectious disease has been published Read more

Yellow fever cases in travellers

European travellers visiting yellow fever risk regions in South America Read more

Schistosomiasis reminder for travellers

Schistosomiasis cases in a group of Belgian travellers who visited South Africa Read more

Zika virus risk: updated country classifications

World Health Organization country risk classifications are published; UK guidance remains the same as these new classifications are reviewed Read more
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