Yellow fever (YF) is an African mosquito-borne infection which can cause a wide spectrum of symptoms, from mild to fatal. In severe cases there may be spontaneous haemorrhage. Mortality of these clinical cases can be as high as 80%, on a par with Ebola, Marburg and other haemorrhagic viral infections.
Yellow fever (YF) is a mosquito-borne infection, distributed in Africa and South America. In severe cases there may be spontaneous haemorrhage. Mortality of these clinical cases can be as high as 80%, on a par with Ebola
Surveillance and disease data
No cases of yellow fever were reported in EU/EEA countries. Vaccination is the most important preventive measure against yellow fever. Latest data from the ECDC Annual epidemiological report.
Enhancing Preparedness for Arbovirus Infections with a One Health Approach: The Development and Implementation of Multisectoral Risk Assessment Exercises
Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus