Brazil's updated YF map; Rio’s chikungunya spike

On Jan 31, the ECDC published its updated map on Brazil’s yellow fever risk areas which is based on the WHO’s 2018 Yellow Fever Vaccination Recommendations in the Americas.  

HEALTH authorities are calling for measures to tackle the rise in chikungunya cases in Rio de Janeiro after the city experienced a five-fold increase in 2018 compared with the previous year. More than 10,000 cases were recorded last year and the current weather conditions are expected to add to the burden of disease – there were another 197 cases last month. Read more.

Affected Regions

South America

Affected Countries