Rift Valley fever
Rift Valley fever outbreak in Mayotte, France
82 human Rift Valley fever cases have been reported across Mayotte. This outbreak poses a very low risk to travellers to and residents of Mayotte, if they apply appropriate preventive
Threats and outbreaks
ECDC risk assessments and threats updates related to Rift Valley fever outbreaks
Prevention and control
Vaccination of ruminants is the favoured method of preventing human disease. The inactivated RVF vaccine provides a lower level of protection. Other measures are a ban on slaughtering ruminants and avoiding mosquito bites.