10 Jul 2019

Country yellow fever certificate requirement updates

World Health Organization updates to yellow fever recommendations and requirements Country yellow fever certificate requirement updates

World Health Organization (WHO) have recently published updates to the country yellow fever recommendations and certificate requirements in International Travel and Health, both Annex 1 and Country List have been updated [1].

The following changes have been made on TravelHealthPro:

Yellow fever certificate requirements are no longer in place for the following countries/territories:

  • Afghanistan
  • Bhutan
  • Djibouti
  • East Timor
  • Kiribati
  • Mauritius
  • Nauru
  • Reunion
  • Tristan de Cunha

Yellow fever certificate requirements have been added for the following countries:

  • Dominican Republic
  • Papua New Guinea
  • United Arab Emirates

Yellow fever vaccination certificate requirements changed from required for those arriving from risk areas to required for all travellers (specific age group information may apply):

  • Nigeria

Yellow fever vaccination certificate requirements changed from required from all travellers to required for those arriving from risk areas (specific age group information may apply):

  • Burundi

Changes have been made to the minimum age for certificate requirements for the following countries:

  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guinea
  • Maldives
  • Nigeria
  • Sint Maarten (Caribbean Netherlands)
  • Solomon Islands
  • Thailand

Changes have been made to information on transit passengers (removal or addition of rule or change to timing of transit):

  • Bangladesh
  • China
  • Honduras
  • Libya
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Philippines
  • Thailand

Other wording changes:

  • Aruba (Caribbean Netherlands)
  • Australia and Christmas Island
  • Barbados
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador

Resources

Outdoor air quality information

New information is available on the Country Information pages Read more

Yellow fever vaccination: important new guidance for health professionals

Public Health England has published guidance for health professionals managing clinical incidents or adverse vaccine associated events related to yellow fever vaccination Read more

The National Advice Line

There is a technical issue with the advice line Read more

Malaria recommendation updates

The malaria recommendations for some countries have been updated Read more

Yellow fever Green Book updated chapter

The updated yellow fever chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more
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