Both Cameroon and Ghana report cases of yellow fever to the World Health Organization

Both Cameroon and Ghana have reported outbreaks of yellow fever to the World Health Organization.

In Cameroon, cases were reported from Guider, Bibemi, Gaschiga, Lagdo, Mayo
Oulo and Golombe districts.

In Ghana, the disease occurred in Builsa and Kassena-Nankana-West in the Upper East Region and Kitampo-South in the Brong Ahafo Region.

Travellers to these areas can reduce their risk of exposure to yellow fever by obtaining a yellow fever vaccination before travelling. Travellers are reminded that these countries and other sub-Saharan African countries require proof of yellow fever vaccination upon arrival for all travelers equal to or greater than 9 months of age.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Yellow Fever.

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