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]

Change to yellow fever vaccination certificate requirement for French Guiana

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is now required for all travellers aged 1 year or over going to French Guiana Read more

South Africa – Malaria: updated risk areas and advice

The risk areas for malaria transmission in South Africa have been reviewed by the South African authorities resulting in changes to guidance for UK travellers Read more

Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Democratic Republic of Congo

Update on case numbers and advice for travellers Read more

West Nile virus transmission season 2018

An early start to the transmission season and an upsurge of human cases in Europe and neighbouring countries is reported Read more

Avoidance of sexual transmission of Zika virus

Public Health England is reviewing the recommendations for the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus Read more
Back to Top

VIEW FULL INDEX