Yellow Fever

Recent News

Jan 16, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine production

Yellow fever persists in Brazil; Netherlands reports case

Yellow fever vaccine will be used across some of Brazil's most populous regions in the coming months.

Jan 11, 2018

News Scan for Jan 11, 2018

Emergency-vaccine risks
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Dengvaxia and kids' deaths
Brazil yellow fever campaign
Cholera vaccination in Zambia
Jan 08, 2018

News Scan for Jan 08, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Next-gen flu vaccine grant
New H5N6 infection
Yellow fever in Nigeria
Salmonella in Europe
Dec 27, 2017

News Scan for Dec 27, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Yellow fever in Nigeria
South Korean anthrax developments
HPV gender breakdown
Dec 15, 2017

News Scan for Dec 15, 2017

E coli lettuce outbreak
Netherlands detects H5N6
H7N9 and market closures
Yellow fever in Brazil, Peru
Polio in Pakistan, Syria
Nov 29, 2017

News Scan for Nov 29, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Yellow fever, monkeypox in Nigeria
Japan finds H5N6 reassortant
Pneumonia vaccine price rise
Nov 27, 2017

News Scan for Nov 27, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Peds Tamiflu review
Polio in Syria
Brazilian yellow fever
Lyme diagnosis
Nov 13, 2017

News Scan for Nov 13, 2017

New MERS cases
Yellow fever in Nigeria
HHS secretary nomination
Legionnaires' at Disney
Canadian flu cost estimate
Nov 08, 2017
Salvador Brazil

Study probes yellow fever threat in Brazil's 4th-largest city

In the past, the city has experienced outbreaks of dengue, Zika, and chikungunya that were spread by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

Nov 06, 2017

Vector-borne Disease Scan for Nov 06, 2017

Zika in Florida
More yellow fever in Nigeria
Burkina Faso dengue outbreak
Chikungunya cases

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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)

Boyd AT, Dombaxe D, Moreira R, et al. Investigation of patients testing positive for yellow fever viral RNA after vaccination during a mass yellow fever vaccination campaign — Angola, 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Mar 17;66(10):282-3

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, Angelo KM, Ritchey J, et al. Addressing a yellow fever vaccine shortage United States, 2016-2017. MMWR 2017 (published online Apr 28)

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

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

Lilay A, Asamene N, Bekele A, et al. Reemergence of yellow fever in Ethiopia after 50 years, 2013: epidemiological and entomological investigations. BMC Infect Dis 2017 May 15;17:343

Otshudiema JO, Ndakala NG, Loko ML, et al. Adverse events following a mass yellow fever immunization campaign — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, September 2016. (Notes from the field) MMWR 2017 Mar 31;66(12):343-4

Otshudiema JO, Ndakala NG, Mawanda EK, et al. Yellow fever outbreak — Kongo Central Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 2016. MMWR 2017 Mar 31;66(12):335-8

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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