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Yellow fever ICVP: updated individual country requirements, 2020

20 Aug 2020

The World Health Organization has published updated country requirements for a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) Read more

New for August 2020 – updated and revised yellow fever training options

13 Aug 2020

Yellow fever training for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland has been redeveloped Read more

Updated guide on the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP)

01 Jun 2020

Our ‘Getting to grips with’ online guide has been updated for health professionals providing yellow fever vaccination Read more

YFVC registration: new online payment system

03 Feb 2020

Important notice from NaTHNaC for all yellow fever vaccination centres (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Read more

Yellow fever vaccination: important new guidance for health professionals

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

Yellow fever Green Book updated chapter

14 Jan 2020

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

Yellow fever vaccination recommendations: Persons aged 60 years or older

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

Review of serious adverse events following yellow fever vaccination

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

Nigeria: yellow fever outbreak

24 Sep 2019

An outbreak of yellow fever has been confirmed in several states in Nigeria Read more

Nigeria: phase out of yellow card

15 Jul 2019

Clarification from Nigeria and the World Health Organization on introduction of the electronic ‘yellow card’ Read more

Country yellow fever certificate requirement updates

10 Jul 2019

World Health Organization updates to yellow fever recommendations and requirements Read more

MHRA issue a reminder for healthcare professionals administering yellow fever vaccine

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

Notice for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres: Leaving the EU – yellow fever vaccine supply

10 Apr 2019

NaTHNaC receives reassurance that contingencies for continuous yellow fever vaccine supply to the UK are robust and sustainable in the event of a ‘no deal’ EU Exit Read more

Yellow fever Green Book chapter updated

04 Jan 2019

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

Country yellow fever certificate requirement updates

21 Nov 2018

World Health Organization updates to yellow fever recommendations and requirements Read more

Change to yellow fever vaccination certificate requirement for French Guiana

30 Aug 2018

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

PHE update Yellow fever - Chapter 35 of the Green Book

14 Jun 2018

Public Health England publishes update to Immunisation against infectious disease (Green Book) Yellow fever chapter online on 14 June 2018 Read more

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: further expansion to risk areas- May 2018

15 May 2018

Risk areas expanded to include the entire States of Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul (south Brazil) Read more

Yellow fever cases in travellers: Update

15 Mar 2018

Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who visited risk areas in Brazil continue to be reported Read more

Yellow fever cases in travellers

27 Feb 2018

Cases of yellow fever in unvaccinated travellers who travelled to risk areas in Brazil have been reported recently Read more

Yellow fever outbreak Brazil: Updated recommendation for Sao Paulo state/city

17 Jan 2018

In addition to existing and expanded risk areas, the entire state of São Paulo, Brazil should also be considered at risk for yellow fever transmission Read more

Yellow fever outbreak Brazil: São Paulo State/City revised

04 Dec 2017

Human and monkey cases in São Paulo State and municipalities are a public health concern Read more

Nigeria: yellow fever outbreaks

29 Nov 2017

Suspected and confirmed cases of yellow fever reported to the World Health Organization Read more

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update

05 Apr 2017

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

29 Mar 2017

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

Yellow fever cases in travellers

16 Mar 2017

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

Yellow fever (Stamaril) vaccine supply

09 Mar 2017

Essential update on the UK supply situation Read more

Yellow fever certificate requirements: update completed

02 Mar 2017

Updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements completed on TravelHealthPro Read more

WHO publish the updated list of country yellow fever certificate requirements 2017

16 Feb 2017

Changes to the NaTHNaC website in progress: notification for users Read more

Changes to country yellow fever certificate requirements during outbreaks

03 Feb 2017

Important reminder to check for updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements Read more

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil: Update

27 Jan 2017

Advice for travellers and health professionals Read more

Conditions of Designation and Code of Practice for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres (YFVC) - 2016

06 Oct 2016

The Conditions of Designation and Code of Practice for YFVC have been reviewed, revised and re-formatted Read more

NaTHNaC launches the Yellow Fever Zone

06 Oct 2016

Clinical and administrative resources for healthcare professionals and other staff running or managing a YFVC Read more

Changes to Yellow Fever Certificates 11 July 2016

11 Jul 2016

Reminder: Changes to the International Health Regulations affecting yellow fever certificate validity from 11 July 2016 Read more

Changes to Yellow fever certificates

19 May 2016

World Health Organization (WHO) have produced some information on the pending changes to the International Health Regulations Read more

Yellow fever outbreaks and changes to certificate requirements

10 May 2016

Health professionals and travellers warned to monitor for changes to country yellow fever certificate requirements Read more

Updates to country yellow fever certificate requirements and certificate validity

06 Apr 2016

The World Health Organization have published an updated summary of country yellow fever certificate requirements Read more

Yellow Fever in Angola

31 Mar 2016

Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola and imported cases reported in China, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Kenya Read more

Updated information about Stamaril® yellow fever vaccine

15 Mar 2016

Updated information about Stamaril® yellow fever vaccine has been published by the manufacturer Sanofi Pasteur MSD Read more

Fake yellow fever vaccine circulating in South East Asia: Bangladesh

12 Feb 2016

World Health Organization report falsified AMARIL yellow fever vaccines circulating in Bangladesh Read more

Yellow fever: Peru

08 Jul 2015

Since the start of 2015, a small number of cases of of jungle (sylvatic) yellow fever have been reported Read more

Yellow fever: Goiás state, Brazil

17 Jun 2015

Confirmation of a case of yellow fever in a previously unvaccinated woman living in Alexânia, Goiás state Read more

Yellow Fever certificate requirements

10 Jun 2015

Updated yellow fever certificate requirements and recommendations Read more

Yellow fever: Peru

16 Apr 2015

Cases of Yellow fever have been reported from Loreto, Pasco, Piura, Puno and San Martin Read more

South Africa: Yellow Fever certificate changes

05 Feb 2015

Important news for travellers to South Africa and transit through other African countries Read more

Factsheets

Yellow fever vaccine: traveller checklist

16 Jan 2020

A checklist for travellers to be used during the travel health consultation to assist yellow fever vaccine risk assessmentRead more

Yellow fever vaccine: contraindications and precautions reminder

16 Jan 2020

A reminder for health professionals to use to assist yellow fever vaccine risk assessmentRead more

Yellow fever

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

Webinars, online guides and E-learning

24 Oct 2017

A collection of useful webinars and online guides on travel health topics for health professionalsRead more

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in the Americas

19 Jan 2016

Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseasesRead more

Diseases

Outbreak Surveillance

Yellow fever in Nigeria

23 Nov 2020 Nigeria + Bauchi
Benue
Delta
Ebonyi
Edo
Ekiti
Oyo
Enugu

As of 18 November, a total of 46 confirmed yellow fever cases have been reported, with 1,558 suspected cases under investigation. A total of 172 deaths (six yellow fever confirmed) have been reported.

Yellow fever in Burkina Faso

20 Oct 2020 Burkina Faso

On 14 October 2020, it was confirmed that a 2 year-old child previously vaccinated for yellow fever was confirmed by PRNT at the IP Dakar lab. She was suspected to have YF on the 21 March 2020 after she presented with symptoms of fever and jaundice on the 14 and 17 March 2020, respectively.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Mali

20 Oct 2020 Mali

As of 4 October 2020, a total of 134 suspected cases have been reported including 4 confirmed cases and 1 death.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

Update 5

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Yellow fever in French Guiana

12 Aug 2020 French Guiana + Maripasoula

As of 1 August 2020, a fatal case of yellow fever was confirmed in Cayodé, in the commune of Maripasoula an Amazon region of French Guiana. This is the third confirmed yellow fever case reported since 2017, and the first documented case of COVID-19 and yellow fever co-infection in French Guiana.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Senegal

11 Aug 2020 Senegal

As of 30 July 2020, a case of yellow fever was reported in Senegal in a five year old.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Gabon

19 Jun 2020 Gabon + Nyanga

On 15 April 2020, a case of yellow fever was reported in Magandi village, Tchibanga city in Nyanga Province of southern Gabon.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Togo

27 May 2020 Togo + Savanes

On 28 April 2020, a confirmed yellow fever case was reported in Mango village, Oti district, Savanes region in northern Togo. The case had no travel or vaccination history for yellow fever. On 3 February 2020, she presented to a health facility with symptoms of fever with aches. On 22 March 2020, an in-depth multi-disciplinary investigation was conducted, and no additional case was detected.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Brazil

11 May 2020 Brazil + Santa Catarina

As of 30 April 2020, 13 confirmed cases of yellow fever were reported in Santa Catarina, Brazil.

Source: State

Human

Vector-Borne

Update 1

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Yellow fever in South Sudan

14 Apr 2020 South Sudan + Central Equatoria

As of 10 April 2020, two cases of Yellow fever were reported in South Sudan.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Ethiopia

07 Apr 2020 Ethiopia + Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region

As of 4 April 2020, a total of 85 yellow fever cases (two confirmed, six presumed and 77 suspected) with four deaths, have been reported. Detailed epidemiological investigations are ongoing and a large scale vaccination response is planned.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Brazil

06 Mar 2020 Brazil + Parana

As of 4 March 2020, a total of 31 municipalities in Parana State have now confirmed yellow fever cases in monkeys since July 2019.

Source: State

Animal

Vector-Borne

Update 2

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Yellow fever in Uganda

11 Feb 2020 Uganda + Moyo
Buliisa

As of 30 January 2020, there are 15 cases reported from Moyo and Buliisa District. In Moyo District, there are 3 confirmed, 2 probable and 8 suspected cases and a total of 11 deaths. In Buliisa, there are two confirmed cases and 1 death reported.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

Update 1

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Yellow fever in Venezuela

19 Nov 2019 Venezuela + Canaima National Park

In September 2019, one case of yellow fever was reported in a 46-year-old male resident in Kamarata, Canaima National Park, Bolívar state. As on 17 November 2019, no other cases have been reported.

Source: State

Human

Vector-Borne

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