Second yellow fever site in Angola

Of the 7 people suspected to be infected with yellow fever in the municipality of Caluquembe, Huila province, 4 have died. The last time yellow fever was reported in this province was in 1992.

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Advice For Travellers

While the risk of exposure is low for most travellers, any risk can be eliminated by obtaining a yellow fever vaccination before travelling. In addition, travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. Travellers are reminded that many other countries require proof of yellow fever vaccination upon arrival for all travellers equal to or greater than 9-12 months of age arriving from a country where there is a risk of yellow fever.

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