Yellow Fever

Recent News

Oct 16, 2017
Yellow fever vaccination

Nigeria launches yellow fever vaccination campaign

The campaign is targeting 874,000 people in two states, Kwara and Kogi.

Sep 27, 2017

News Scan for Sep 27, 2017

Avian flu in Vietnam, Korea
Yellow fever immunization
Global MERS agreement
Sep 21, 2017
Aedes albopictus

New US mosquito maps show potential hot spots for Zika, other diseases

About 75% of counties on the US mainland have suitable habitat for Aedes mosquitoes, CDC researchers say.

Sep 20, 2017

News Scan for Sep 20, 2017

Global flu hot spots
Flu vaccine trial launch
Nigerian yellow fever
Yemen cholera
Sep 07, 2017

News Scan for Sep 07, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Zika retina damage
VHF PPE profile
Yellow fever in Brazil
Pakistani polio case
Aug 31, 2017

News Scan for Aug 31, 2017

Fatal yellow fever cases
Indoor mosquito spraying
Early sepsis detection
Aug 23, 2017

News Scan for Aug 23, 2017

More Cyclospora cases
Steroids and respiratory infections
Mosquitoes and climate change
Diphtheria in the Americas
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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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

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

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

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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