Yellow Fever

Recent News

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
Apr 11, 2017
Capuchin monkey

PAHO: More yellow fever in Espirito Santo, Brazil

Both Espirito Santo and Rio de Janeiro states are seeing more cases and are conducting a massive vaccination campaign.

Apr 07, 2017

News Scan for Apr 07, 2017

H9N2 altered in pigs
H7N9 cases in China
US flu decline
Yellow fever vaccine
HPV prevalence
Apr 05, 2017
Sao Paulo skyline

Animal cases of yellow fever near Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

The WHO says yellow fever continues to march toward Brazil's Atlantic coast.

Apr 03, 2017

News Scan for Apr 03, 2017

Healthcare MERS
Yellow fever spreads
Avian flu in Europe
More chikungunya
Russia and resistance research
Mar 29, 2017

News Scan for Mar 29, 2017

MERS case
Brazil yellow fever vaccination
Avian flu outbreaks
Flu vaccine uptake
Hepatitis elimination
E coli in flour
Mar 28, 2017

News Scan for Mar 28, 2017

New NIH cuts
Yellow fever from Suriname
Measles in Europe
C diff in surgical patients
New chikungunya cases
Food safety in cookbooks

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

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)

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

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

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