29 Mar 2017

Updated yellow fever chapter published

An updated yellow fever chapter of Immunisation and infectious disease has been published Updated yellow fever chapter published
On 24 March 2017, the yellow fever (YF) chapter of Immunisation against infectious disease (the Green Book) was updated. A summary of the main the updates can be seen below. 

The chapter clarifies;
  • the requirements for yellow fever vaccination and International Health Regulations (IHR) regarding certification
  • the duration of protection from the vaccine. 
  • the risk assessment  flow chart for reinforcing immunisation

Resources

  1. Chapter 35; Yellow fever [Accessed 29 March 2017]

Changes to the Country Information pages: Tuberculosis

NaTHNaC has reviewed and updated the tuberculosis (TB) country specific information in order to provide up-to-date recommendations for travellers and travel health professionals Read more

Monkeypox cases in UK (ex Nigeria)

Two cases of monkeypox have been diagnosed in England Read more

Extensively drug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

An outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever has been reported in Pakistan Read more

Polio: Public Health Emergency of International Concern

An update on the polio Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) Read more
Back to Top

VIEW FULL INDEX