Yellow Fever: Ethiopia
The World Health organization has confirmed 6 human cases of yellow fever in Ethiopia. The 6 laboratory-confirmed cases were reported from South Omo, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ region.
The Ministry of Health of Ethiopia has scheduled an emergency mass-vaccination campaign for June 10,2013 in response to the 6 yellow fever cases.
Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travellers over 9 months.
What is yellow fever? For insect precautions please see our page: Protection against insect bites.