Global & Disaster Medicine

PAHO reported 12 new cases of yellow fever in Brazil, possibly marking the beginning of the country’s third wave of yellow fever activity in the past 2 years.

CIDRAP

“…….In the 2016-17 yellow fever transmission cycle, Brazil saw 778 yellow fever cases, including 262 deaths. In 2017-18, that number grew to 1,376 cases, including 483 deaths, as the disease spread to regions with low vaccination rates...….”

Map: Africa showing areas at risk for Yellow Fever Transmision in Angola, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Buinea-Bissau, The Gambia, Senegai, Burkina Faso, Togo, and parts of Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, and Sudan.

Map: South America showing areas at risk for Yellow Fever Transmision in Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Paraguay, and parts of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Uruguay


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