Yellow fever outbreak in Peru continues to grow

The previously reported outbreak of jungle (sylvatic) yellow fever continues to grow. There have been 9 deaths and more than 50 cases. The Selva Central area is affected and includes the districts of Junín, Pasco, Ucayali, Loreto, Huancavelica and Cusco.

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Advice For Travellers

Persons visiting this area should obtain vaccination against yellow fever at least ten days prior to their trip.