More yellow fever in Uganda

Health authorities are investigating a possible outbreak of yellow fever in Bukomansimbi District where at least 5 people have died due to an illness resembling yellow fever. Laboratory samples were sent for testing.

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

Advice For Travellers

The Bukomansimbi district is adjacent to the Masaka district, where there were cases of sylvan (jungle) yellow fever within the past 2 months. The risk for the general traveller may be high in that area depending on the laboratory results. All persons travelling to this country should obtain a yellow fever vaccination at least 10 days prior to traveling.