yellow fever - updates

Rappler's latest stories on yellow fever


Scientists discover how mosquitoes detect human sweat

Mar 28, 2019 - 11:59 PM

The findings could offer a roadmap for a new generation of attractants that lure adult specimens into traps for population control

Expert warns vs wild claims linked to Dengvaxia

Feb 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The Public Attorney's Office files a civil case demanding damages amounting to P4 million against former health officials, along with officials of Sanofi Pasteur and distributor Zuellig Pharma

DENGVAXIA. PAO's forensics head Erwin Erfe says a 10-year-old vaccinated child was found with signs of the rare vaccine-related viscerotropic disease during a press conference on February 5, 2018. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Record yellow fever vaccination campaign in DR Congo – WHO

Sep 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

A total of 7 7 million people in the Congolese capital are vaccinated in less than two weeks

A man gets a yellow fever vaccine during a ceremony launching a response campaign against yellow fever in the district of Kisenso, Kinshasa, on July 20, 2016.  Last month of June the Health Ministry of D.R. Congo declared a yellow fever epidemic in three provinces of the country, being a major concern the border areas and the populated city of Kinshasa. Kisenso is one of the health zones of Kinshasa and considered an area of suspected and confirmed cases of yellow fever. / AFP PHOTO / Eduardo Soteras

Congo declares yellow fever epidemic

Jun 20, 2016 - 11:17 PM

DR Congo declares a yellow fever outbreak in the capital Kinshasa home to more than ten million people and in two other western provinces

CARRIER. An Aedes Aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab of the International Training and Medical Research Training Center (CIDEIM) on January 25, 2016, in Cali, Colombia. Photo by Luis Robayo / AFP

Angola yellow fever outbreak could spark 'global crisis' – Red Cross

May 19, 2016 - 8:58 PM

The warning comes as the World Health Organization holds an emergency meeting Thursday on the Angola outbreak

YELLOW FEVER VACCINE. A Angolan military administers a yellow fever vaccine to a child at 'Quilometro 30' market, Luanda, Angola, 16 February 2016. File photo by Joost de Raeymaeker/EPA

Yellow fever death toll rises to 125 in Angola

Feb 27, 2016 - 7:13 PM

The health ministry say 92 people have died in Luanda the capital

YELLOW FEVER. An Angolan military administers a yellow fever vaccine to a child at 'Quilometro 30' market, Luanda, Angola. Photo by Joost de Raeymaeker/EPA

Aquino asks supporters to wear yellow ribbon

Jul 15, 2014 - 3:52 PM

For the first time since he assumed the presidency in 2010 Aquino appears unsure about public support and wants a quick display of the people s sentiments