Yellow Fever

Recent News

May 10, 2018

News Scan for May 10, 2018

Canadian romaine E coli cases
Burkholderia cepacia outbreak
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Polio emergency continues
May 04, 2018

News Scan for May 04, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
3 more kids' flu deaths
Antibiotic resistance in ICUs
Chikungunya vaccine fast-tracked
Apr 27, 2018

News Scan for Apr 27, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
US flu continues decline
Ebola lab exposure update
New polio case in DRC
Bat immunity and Marburg virus
Apr 20, 2018

News Scan for Apr 20, 2018

Romaine warning widens
US flu ebbs further
Yellow fever in Brazil
Avian flu outbreaks
Wild ducks as H5N8 carriers
Apr 19, 2018

News Scan for Apr 19, 2018

Yellow fever risk
Rotavirus vaccine and intussusception
Apr 13, 2018

News Scan for Apr 13, 2018

US flu decline continues
Yellow fever immunization in Brazil
Apr 11, 2018

News Scan for Apr 11, 2018

Monkeypox in Liberia
HHS patient transport exercise
Universal flu vaccine trial
Yellow fever vaccine campaign
Apr 05, 2018

News Scan for Apr 05, 2018

Ebola and eye surgery
Yellow fever in Brazil
Grant for universal flu vaccine
H5N8 in Bulgaria, Iraq
Mar 29, 2018

News Scan for Mar 29, 2018

Flu vaccine and pertussis
Yellow fever in Brazil
Listeria in South Africa
Family meningitis spread
H5N6 in Finland, Slovakia
Mar 21, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine

Brazil calls for entire nation to get yellow fever vaccine

The vaccination campaign will aim to reach 78 million Brazilians by 2019.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Ahuka-Mundeke S, Casey RM, Harris JB, et al. Immunogenicity of fractional-dose vaccine during a yellow fever outbreak — preliminary report. N Engl J Med 2018 (published online Feb 14)

Barbosa CM, Di Paola N, Cunha MP, et al. Yellow fever virus in urine and semen of convalescent patient, Brazil. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 23)

Brent SE, Watts A, Cetron M, et al. International travel and the urban spread of yellow fever. Bull World Health Organ 2018 (published online Apr 11)

de Menezes Martins R, Maia MDLS, de Lima SMB, et al. Duration of post-vaccination immunity to yellow fever in volunteers eight years after a dose-response study. Vaccine 2018 (published online May 18)

de Rezende IM, Sacchetto L, de Mello EM, et al. Persistence of yellow fever virus outside the Amazon Basin, causing epidemics in southeast Brazil, from 2016 to 2018. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018;Jun 4;12(6):e0006538

Dodson BL, Andrews ES, Turell MJ, et al. Wolbachia effects on Rift Valley fever virus infection in Culex tarsalis mosquitoes. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Oct 30;11(10):e0006050

Fernandes NCCA, Cunha MS, Guerra JM, et al. Outbreak of yellow fever among nonhuman primates, Espirito Santo, Brazil, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Oct 31)

Fischer C, Torres MC, Patel P, et al. Lineage-specific real-time RT-PCR for yellow fever virus outbreak surveillance, Brazil. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Sep 26)

Gershman MD, Sotir MJ. Temporary total depletion of U.S. licensed yellow fever vaccine for civilian travelers addressed by investigational new drug use of imported Stamaril vaccine. (Update) MMWR 2017 Jul 28;66(29):780

Hamer DH, Angelo K, Caumes E, et al. Fatal yellow fever travelers to Brazil, 2018. MMWR 2018 Mar 16;67(Early release)

Hamrick PN, Aldighieri S, Machado G, et al. Geographic patterns and environmental factors associated with human yellow fever presence in the Americas. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2017 Sep 8;11(9):e0005897

Hughes HR, Kayiwa J, Mossel EC, et al. Phylogeny of yellow fever virus, Uganda, 2016. (Letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 23)

Makiala-Mandanda S, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Abbate JL, et al. Identification of dengue and chikungunya cases among suspected cases of yellow fever in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2018 (published online May 16)

McNeil MM, Hibbs BF, Miller ER, et al. Errors in administration of an excess dosage of yellow fever vaccine — United States, 2017. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2018 Jan 26;67(3):109-10

Moreira-Soto A, Torres MC, de Mendonca MCL, et al. Evidence for multiple sylvatic transmissions cycles during the 2016-2017 yellow fever virus outbreak, Brazil. Clin Microbiol Infect 2018 (published online Feb 7)

Paploski IAD, Souza RL, Tauro LB, et al. Epizootic outbreak of yellow fever virus and risk for human disease in Salvador, Brazil. (Letter) Ann Intern Med 2017 (published online Nov 7)

Shearer FM, Moyes CL, Pigott DM, et al. Global yellow fever vaccination coverage from 1970 to 2016: an adjusted retrospective analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2017 (published online Aug 16)

Tottey S, Shoji Y, Jones RM, et al. Plant-produced subunit vaccine candidates against yellow fever induce virus neutralizing antibodies and confer protection against viral challenge in animal models. Am J Trop Hyg 2017 (published online Dec 11)

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