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MMWR Article Discusses Recent Yellow Fever Cases Among Travelers To Brazil, Recommends Vaccination

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Fatal Yellow Fever in Travelers to Brazil, 2018
This MMWR article discusses recent yellow fever cases, including fatalities, among international travelers to Brazil. The authors recommend travelers to Brazil obtain yellow fever immunizations and note, “Clinicians assessing returned travelers should be aware of yellow fever signs and symptoms and maintain vigilance regarding the possibility of yellow fever exposure in travelers returning from Brazil or other areas with ongoing transmission of yellow fever” (Hamer et al., 3/16).

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