28 May 2021
NaTHNaC launches a new portfolio of yellow fever vaccination maps Read more
26 May 2021
The WHO has published updated country requirements for a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis Read more
13 Aug 2020
Yellow fever training for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland has been redeveloped Read more
01 Jun 2020
Our ‘Getting to grips with’ online guide has been updated for health professionals providing yellow fever vaccination Read more
27 Jan 2020
Public Health England has published guidance for health professionals managing clinical incidents or adverse vaccine associated events related to yellow fever vaccination Read more
14 Jan 2020
The updated yellow fever chapter in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been published Read more
25 Nov 2019
Vaccination recommendations for travellers aged 60 years and older visiting countries with a low potential for exposure to yellow fever have been updated on Country information pages Read more
21 Nov 2019
New recommendations for clinical practice with strengthened measures to minimise the risk of serious and fatal reactions post vaccination are published Read more
24 Sep 2019
An outbreak of yellow fever has been confirmed in several states in Nigeria Read more
15 Jul 2019
Clarification from Nigeria and the World Health Organization on introduction of the electronic ‘yellow card’ Read more
18 Apr 2019
This alert highlights two reports of fatal adverse reactions to yellow fever vaccine and the importance of a detailed risk assessment before vaccination Read more
15 May 2018
Risk areas expanded to include the entire States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul (south Brazil) Read more
15 Mar 2018
Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who visited risk areas in Brazil continue to be reported Read more
05 Nov 2021
A checklist for travellers to be used during the travel health consultation to assist yellow fever vaccine risk assessmentRead more
16 Jan 2020
A reminder for health professionals to use to assist yellow fever vaccine risk assessmentRead more
14 Jan 2020
Yellow fever is caused by a virus, which circulates between infected monkeys or humans and mosquitoes and occurs in parts of the tropical and sub-tropical regions of Africa and South/Central America (including Trinidad)Read more
24 Oct 2017
A collection of useful webinars and online guides on travel health topics for health professionalsRead more
19 Jan 2016
Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseasesRead more
02 Dec 2021
As of 1 December 2021, a total of 202 suspected yellow fever cases, including 70 confirmed cases and 35 deaths, have now been reported in four regions in Ghana.
16 Nov 2021 Chad + Mandoul
On 13 November 2021, the Institut Pasteur de Dakar shared the results of 17 samples of suspected yellow fever cases. Two tested PCR positive, six were IgM positive with cross-reactions with other flaviviruses, and six other IgM positive without cross-reactions. Further testing is ongoing for the IgM positive cases.
13 Oct 2021 Venezuela + Maturin
As of 6 October 2021, a total of seven human cases have been laboratory confirmed. To date no deaths have been reported.
11 Oct 2021
As of 7 October 2021, a total of 10 confirmed epizootics of non-human primates (araguato monkeys) have been reported in Venezuela: 7 in Monagas and 3 in Anzoategui.
04 Oct 2021 Nigeria
On 1 October 2021, the World Health Organization reported that from 1 January to 31 August 2021, a total of 1,312 suspected yellow fever cases were reported in 367 Local Government Areas across 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory.
02 Sep 2021 Cameroon
Between 1 January and 4 July 2021, 905 suspected cases of yellow fever infection, with 13 associated deaths, have been reported in Cameroon.
14 Apr 2021 Brazil + Santa Catarina
As of 6 April 2021, 430 dead or sick primates, with 111 confirmed as due to yellow fever infection, have been reported in the state of Santa Catarina this year. Investigations are ongoing.
01 Mar 2021 Trinidad and Tobago
On 23 February 2021, an increase in the number of monkey deaths from yellow fever in South Trinidad was confirmed. No human cases of YF have been reported in Trinidad since 1979.
30 Dec 2020
From October to December 2020, a total of seven confirmed cases of yellow fever have been reported from four health districts in three regions in Senegal.
24 Dec 2020
Between 6 November and 15 December 2020, 52 suspected cases of yellow fever (YF), including 14 deaths were reported in Guinea. A total of 50 cases were reported from the health district of Koundara, one from the health district of Dubreka and one from the health district of Kouroussa.