News

Yellow fever vaccination recommendation maps

28 May 2021

NaTHNaC launches a new portfolio of yellow fever vaccination maps Read more

Yellow fever: updated country certificate requirements, 2021

26 May 2021

The WHO has published updated country requirements for a yellow fever International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis 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

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

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

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

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 pre-vaccination checklist

05 Nov 2021

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 Ghana

02 Dec 2021 Ghana + Upper West
Bono
Oti
Savannah

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.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Chad

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.

Source: WHO

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Yellow Fever in Venezuela

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. 

Source: PAHO

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Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Venezuela

11 Oct 2021 Venezuela + Monagas
Anzoategui

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.

Source: CEEZAD

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Yellow fever in Nigeria

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.

Source: WHO

Human

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Cameroon

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.

Source: WHO

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Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Brazil

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.

Source: State

Animal

Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Trinidad

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.

Source: State

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Yellow fever in Senegal

30 Dec 2020 Senegal + Tambacounda
Kedougou
Matam

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.

Source: WHO

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Vector-Borne

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Yellow fever in Guinea

24 Dec 2020 Guinea + Koundara
Dubreka
Kouroussa

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.

Source: WHO

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Vector-Borne

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