News & Perspective

Feb 19, 2018

Feb 19, 2018
Aedes albopictus mosquito

South America records most yellow fever cases in decades

Brazil has confirmed almost 1,000 human cases since July 2016, and cases in animals have doubled.

Jan 24, 2018

Jan 24, 2018
Monkeys

Yellow fever case counts jump in Brazil

In 1 week, deaths from yellow fever rose from 20 to 53, and reported cases spiked from 470 to 601.

Jan 16, 2018

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.

Apr 27, 2017

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 11, 2017

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.

Mar 20, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Rio de Janeiro

Two yellow fever cases confirmed outside of Rio de Janeiro

Ecuador reports its first yellow fever case since 2012, and, based on the latest Brazil developments, the WHO updates its travel recommendations.