Yellow fever transmission could affect urban areas in Brazil, increasing the risk to travellers, especially during Carnival
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.
Prevention and control
A safe, effective and inexpensive yellow fever attenuated vaccine has been used for more than half a century. The vaccine is highly effective. Travelers to endemic areas are advised to check their vaccination status and get vaccinated.
Past and future spread of the arbovirus vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus