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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.

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 24, 2017

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 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.

Apr 05, 2017

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.

Mar 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017
Brown howler monkey

Another yellow fever case noted in Rio de Janeiro state

The state now has 3 cases, 1 fatal, and officials worry the disease will spread to the city of Rio.

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