Yellow fever and Hajj 2019: from airline introduction of mosquitoes to expanding geography of transmission and vaccination challenges

Journal of Travel Medicine
Volume 26, Issue 6, 2019
https://academic.oup.com/jtm/issue/26/6

 

Yellow fever and Hajj 2019: from airline introduction of mosquitoes to expanding geography of transmission and vaccination challenges
Shahul H Ebrahim, MD, Ziad A Memish, MD
Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 26, Issue 6, 2019, taz051, https://doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taz051
Yellow fever epidemiology is changing with large-scale epidemics in Africa, increased risk of urban outbreaks in Latin America, and spread to Asia. Therefore, in addition to the changing epidemiology, mosquito resurgence, and urbanization of yellow fever, the Hajj 2019 presents another challenge to the well-structured global strategy for YF Control.