Another yellow fever outbreak in Angola

Approximately 60 cases of yellow fever have been reported in Huila province. As many as 8 people have died. The outbreak was first detected in the municipality of Caluquembe.

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Advice For Travellers

Travellers to areas where there is a risk of exposure to yellow fever can reduce that risk by obtaining a yellow fever vaccination 10 days before travelling. In addition, travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Travellers are reminded that Angola requires proof of yellow fever vaccination upon arrival.

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