Yellow fever vaccination for residents of Lago Norte near Brasilia, Brazil

After several monkeys were found dead, the residents of the municipality of Lago Norte have been offered yellow fever vaccination due to the possible risk of transmission of yellow fever.

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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 before travelling or before visiting an outbreak area. In addition, travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.