Yellow Fever

Recent News

Aug 11, 2017
Aedes aegypti on leaf

Aedes mosquitoes entered California years before detection

Also, the species might be resistant to cold temperatures.

Jul 25, 2017

News Scan for Jul 25, 2017

Yellow fever vaccine shortage
Predicting Lyme
Zika peptide treatment
H5N1 in Myanmar
Southern Hemisphere flu
Jun 12, 2017

News Scan for Jun 12, 2017

Ebola vaccine trial
Brazil yellow fever
Afghanistan polio case
May 25, 2017

News Scan for May 25, 2017

Ebola in DRC
Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil
Zika and fetal outcome
WHO budget OK'd
May 24, 2017
Zika virus

Zika studies uncover early spread, factors fueling Florida outbreak

The Florida study suggests a 'perfect storm' of conditions made Miami a favorable setting for Zika and that mosquito control helped reduce disease levels.

May 16, 2017

News Scan for May 16, 2017

Yellow fever mutations
Antibiotic-free grocery chicken
Apr 28, 2017
yellow fever vaccine

Only weeks remain for US supply of yellow fever vaccine

Federal officials have a plan to fill gaps with a supply of a similar vaccine made in France.

Apr 27, 2017
Brown monkey

Sixth Brazilian state reports yellow fever

Tocantins joins Para, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Espirito Santo, and Minas Gerais as states with confirmed human yellow fever cases.

Apr 24, 2017
Rio de Janeiro

With yellow fever reaching Rio, official says Brazil prepared

Officials plan to vaccinate the entire city of Rio this year, but current coverage is spotty.

Apr 18, 2017

News Scan for Apr 18, 2017

Zika birth defects in Puerto Rico
MERS in Qatar
Yellow fever in Brazil
Measles travel alerts
Meningitis vaccine shortage
Chikungunya in Pakistan

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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