Yellow Fever

Recent News

Feb 24, 2017

News Scan for Feb 24, 2017

Zika vaccine targets
Yellow fever in Brazil
Canada beef irradiation
Candidate E coli vaccine
Feb 21, 2017

News Scan for Feb 21, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
Poultry worker avian flu exposure
Yemen polio campaign
Multi-disease mosquito vaccine
Feb 17, 2017

News Scan for Feb 17, 2017

Zika birth defects
More yellow fever
Limiting dengue
Malaria in the Americas
H5N8 outbreaks
Feb 15, 2017

News Scan for Feb 15, 2017

H7N9 cases in China
Zika in body fluids
Yellow fever vaccine
Malaria vaccine trial
Feb 14, 2017

News Scan for Feb 14, 2017

Yellow fever in DRC ends
H7N9 in China
Patient hand hygiene
Cholera in Somalia
Chikungunya update
Feb 09, 2017

News Scan for Feb 09, 2017

More yellow fever in Brazil
Stewardship in nursing homes
Burkholderia cepacia probe
Feb 02, 2017
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Surge of yellow fever in Brazil raises alarms

A fivefold increase in less than a month—to more than 700 cases—is unusual for sylvatic (jungle) yellow fever, one expert points out.

Jan 27, 2017

News Scan for Jan 27, 2017

Yellow fever spike in Brazil
2017 priority diseases
MERS case in health worker
Jan 24, 2017

News Scan for Jan 24, 2017

Yellow fever in Brazil
More H5N8
Saudi MERS case
CDC quarantine rule
Next WHO head
Pneumococcal vaccine underwhelms
Cost of MRSA screening
Jan 19, 2017

News Scan for Jan 19, 2017

Avian flu in Europe, India, Niger
Sepsis and antibiotic Rx
More yellow fever in Brazil
Meningococcal protection
Pre-surgery baths

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Amraoui F, Vazeille M, Failloux AB. French Aedes albopictus are able to transmit yellow fever virus. Euro Surveill 2016 Sep 29;21(39):pii=30361

de St. Maurice A, Nyakarahuka L, Purpura L, et al. Rift Valley fever response — Kabale District, Uganda, March 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2016 Nov 4;65(43):1200-1

Koivogui, A, Carbunar A, Imounga LM, et al. Vaccination against yellow fever in French Guiana: the impact of educational level, negative beliefs and attitude towards vaccination. Travel Med Infect Dis 2016 (published online Oct 24)

Kraemer MUG, Faria NR, Reiner Jr RC, et al. Spread of yellow fever virus outbreak in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo 2015-16: a modelling study. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 22)

Lopez P, Lanata CF, Zambrano B, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of yellow fever vaccine (Stamaril) when administered concomitantly with a tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate in healthy toddlers at 12-13 months of age in Colombia and Peru: a randomized trial. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Oct;35(10):1140-7

Lucey D, Gostin LO. A yellow fever epidemic: a new global health emergency? (Commentary) JAMA 2016 (published online May 9)

Wasserman S, Tambyah PA, Lim PL. Yellow cases in Asia: primed for an epidemic. Int J Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 5)

Wieten RW, Goorhuis A, Jonker EFF, et al. 17D yellow fever vaccine elicits comparable long-term immune responses in healthy individuals and immune-compromised patients. J Infect 2016 (published online Mar 24)

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