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For centuries, yellow fever virus infection generated substantial fear among explorers, tourist travellers, workers, military personnel, and others entering areas of transmission. Currently, there is transmission only in some areas of tropical South America and sub-Saharan Africa. When symptomatic, ...

Author(s)
Reno, E. R.; Quan, N. G.; Franco-Paredes, C.; Chastain, D. B.; Chauhan, L.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.; Henao-Martínez, A. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet Infectious Diseases, 2020, 20, 6, pp E129-E137
Abstract

Although certain mosquito-borne virus, such as Dengue virus (DENV), Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), Zika virus (ZIKV), Yellow fever virus (YFV) and West Nile virus (WNV), are an important public health concern in those countries where transmitter mosquitoes are endemic, several cases of travelers from...

Author(s)
Boga, J. A.; Alvarez-Arguelles, M. E.; Rojo-Alba, S.; Rodríguez, M.; Oña, M. de; Melón, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Virological Methods, 2019, 268, pp 53-55
Abstract

Purpose of Review: This decade has seen a resurgence of yellow fever (YF) that has also affected travelers with a record number of international travelers infected by YF virus including the first documented importation of YF into Asia. Recent Findings: The recent resurgence of YF has been...

Author(s)
Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2019, 21, 11, pp 42
Abstract

Yellow fever virus (YFV) has a long history of causing human disease. Today, YFV is persevered in jungle environments with occasional sporadic human outbreaks in South America and periodic intermediate human transmissions with occasional urban outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa. The ever-present risk...

Author(s)
Callender, D. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Global Public Health, 2019, 14, 3, pp 445-455
Abstract

Southeast Brazil has experienced two large yellow fever (YF) outbreaks since 2016. While the 2016-2017 outbreak mainly affected the states of Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais, the 2017-2018 YF outbreak primarily involved the states of Minas Gerais, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, the latter two of...

Author(s)
Dorigatti, I.; Morrison, S.; Donnelly, C. A.; Garske, T.; Bowden, S.; Grills, A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 20420
Abstract

Yellow fever virus (YFV) causing a deadly viral disease is transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. In Brazil, YFV is restricted to a forest cycle maintained between non-human primates and forest-canopy mosquitoes, where humans can be tangentially infected. Since late 2016, a growing number...

Author(s)
Couto-Lima, D.; Madec, Y.; Bersot, M. I.; Campos, S. S.; Motta, M. de A.; Santos, F. B. dos; Vazeille, M.; Vasconcelos, P. F. da C.; Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R.; Failloux, A. B.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2017, 7, 1, pp 4848
Abstract

Peru is an increasingly popular tourist destination that poses a risk to travelers due to endemic vector-borne diseases (VBDs). The objective of our study was to determine which factors are associated with receiving pre-travel advice (PTA) for VBDs among travelers visiting Cuzco, Peru. A...

Author(s)
Mejia, C. R.; Centeno, E.; Cruz, B.; Cvetkovic-Vega, A.; Delgado, E.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2016, 9, 4, pp 458-464
Abstract

This paper presents the requirements and recommendations for entry visas for the Hajj and Umra seasons in 2016, as issued by the Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia. Included are the uptake by travellers of preventive measures (e.g. immunization) for yellow fever, meningococcal meningitis,...

Author(s)
Assiri, A. M.
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2016, 91, 26/27, pp 331-335
Abstract

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus. Homologous proteins of different flaviviruses display high degrees of sequence identity, especially within subgroups. This leads to extensive immunological cross-reactivity and corresponding problems for developing a ZIKV-specific serological assay. ...

Author(s)
Hansen, S.; Hotop, S. K.; Faye, O.; Ndiaye, O.; Böhlken-Fascher, S.; Pessôa, R.; Hufert, F.; Stahl-Hennig, C.; Frank, R.; Czerny, C. P.; Schmidt-Chanasit, J.; Sanabani, S. S.; Sall, A. A.; Niedrig, M.; Brönstrup, M.; Fritz, H. J.; El-Wahed, A. A.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 3648
Abstract

Introduction: Vaccination is the most important measure for prevention and control of yellow fever. It is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for residents of endemic areas and travelers to risk areas. In 2013, the WHO discontinued the recommendation of booster doses every 10 years,...

Author(s)
Noronha, T. G. de; Maia, M. de L. de S.; Ribeiro, J. G. L.; Lemos, J. A. C.; Lima, S. M. B. de; Martins Filho, O. A.; Campi-Azevedo, A. C.; Freire, M. da S.; Martins, R. de M.; Camacho, L. A. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 48, pp 7147-7154

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