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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.

Feb 08, 2018

Feb 08, 2018
Brazil from space

Yellow fever in Brazil shows another sharp rise

Cases are now at 353, an increase of 140 cases from the previous week.

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.

Nov 08, 2017

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.

Oct 16, 2017

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 21, 2017

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.

Aug 11, 2017

Aug 11, 2017
Aedes aegypti on leaf

Aedes mosquitoes entered California years before detection

Also, the species might be resistant to cold temperatures.

May 24, 2017

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.

Apr 28, 2017

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.

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