Yellow fever

Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 14-20 January 2018, week 3

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News

Yellow fever transmission could affect urban areas in Brazil, increasing the risk to travellers, especially during Carnival

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Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil, Second update

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Data

Areas of risk for yellow fever in Brazil, as of 16 January 2018

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 14-20 January 2018, week 3

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Publication

Rapid risk assessment: Outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil, Second update

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 3-9 December 2017, week 49

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Publication

Communicable disease threats report, 26 November - 2 December 2017, week 48

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News

Yellow fever transmission could affect urban areas in Brazil, increasing the risk to travellers, especially during Carnival

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Yellow fever in Brazil: confirmed cases in urban areas in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

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Epidemiological update: Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, 12 May 2017

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News

Epidemiological update: Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, 5 May 2017

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News

Mission to review the current situation of yellow fever in Angola

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Mar 2010

Event

Second WHO Consultation on yellow fever and international travel

4 Mar 2010 - 5 Mar 2010
Stockholm, Sweden
May 2009

Event

11th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine (CISTM11): Emerging infectious diseases in Latin America (Symposium)

24 May 2009 - 28 May 2009
Budapest, Hungary
May 2009

Event

11th Conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine (CISTM11): WHO, CDC & yellow fever issues (Plenary)

24 May 2009 - 28 May 2009
Budapest, Hungary

Data

Areas of risk for yellow fever in Brazil, as of 16 January 2018

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Facts about yellow fever

Yellow fever outbreak in Brazil

Brazil has been experiencing a yellow fever outbreak since January 2017 and WHO has updated vaccination requirements and recommendations for international travellers accordingly. 

The risk of yellow fever transmission in the EU/EEA is currently considered very low. Travellers to areas at risk of yellow fever in South America should be aware of the risk and should check their vaccination status.

ECDC is monitoring the outbreak and regularly assessing the risk of importation and spread in Europe. 

Risk assessments and outbreak updates
Map on yellow fever distribution in Brazil

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Disease programmes and networks

Emerging and Vector-borne Diseases Programme

European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors, transmitting human and animal disease agents (VectorNet)

Eurosurveillance

14 September 2017 - The European Medical Corps: first Public Health Team mission and future perspectives
13 July 2017 - International risk of yellow fever spread from the ongoing outbreak in Brazil, December 2016 to May 2017