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  • 2017
  • Since early 2017, the virus has been spreading in several of Brazil's eastern states, "including areas where yellow fever was not traditionally considered to be a risk," said the report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (yahoo.com)
  • Brazil's health officials have confirmed 920 cases of yellow fever, including more than 300 deaths since July 2017 far higher than the previous year which saw 196 deaths. (yahoo.com)
  • vaccine
  • At the June 2001 meeting of the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP), seven cases of multiple organ system failure (MOSF) in recipients of 17D-derived yellow fever (YF) vaccine were presented ( 1--3 ). (whale.to)
  • For US travelers, the US Public Health Service Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and CDC recommend primary immunization with yellow fever vaccine in adults, adolescents, and children ≥9 months of age who will be traveling to or living in yellow fever endemic or epidemic areas of Africa and South America. (drugs.com)
  • 100 115 However, because serious adverse effects have been reported with yellow fever vaccine (see Cautions), base vaccination decisions on careful consideration of the individual's overall risk for travel-associated yellow fever, the high mortality rate reported for yellow fever, international regulations regarding yellow fever vaccination for countries on the travel itinerary, and all known precautions and contraindications for the vaccine. (drugs.com)
  • 104 ACIP also states revaccination (booster dose) may be given to travelers who received their last dose of yellow fever vaccine at least 10 years previously and who will be in higher-risk settings based on location, season, activities, and duration of travel. (drugs.com)
  • 100 115 Travelers who have a specific contraindication to yellow fever vaccine and who cannot avoid travel to a country requiring vaccination should obtain a medical waiver before embarking on travel (see Medical Waivers under Cautions). (drugs.com)
  • Vaccinees should receive a completed yellow fever vaccine ICVP that is signed and validated with the official uniform stamp of the yellow fever vaccination center where the vaccine was given. (drugs.com)
  • This report updates CDC's recommendations for using yellow fever vaccine (CDC. (cdc.gov)
  • and 3) concurrent use of yellow fever vaccine with other vaccines. (cdc.gov)
  • An additional dose of yellow fever vaccine may be given to patients who were vaccinated during pregnancy, hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, and HIV-infected patients. (pdr.net)
  • vaccination
  • In our experience, the vast majority of patients with mitochondrial diseases receives a full vaccination schedule according to American Academy of Pediatric guidelines without consequences, particularly when physicians are sensitive to fever control and hydration. (leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk)
  • Recommendations to travellers regarding yellow fever vaccination (YFV) are based on personal risk, previous vaccinations, health status of the traveller and border regulations. (smw.ch)
  • In order to assess and harmonise indications for yellow fever vaccination, a survey was performed during a meeting of The Swiss Society of Tropical and Travel Medicine in January 2014. (smw.ch)
  • Case descriptions and results from the yellow fever vaccination survey among Swiss tropical and travel health experts. (smw.ch)
  • 100 101 104 115 Risk depends on several factors, including vaccination status, use of personal protective measures against mosquito bites, travel locations, season, duration of exposure, occupational and recreational activities while traveling, and local rate of yellow fever virus transmission at the time of travel. (drugs.com)
  • International health regulations (IHR) of the World Health Organization (WHO) allow countries to require proof of yellow fever vaccination documented on a validated ICVP as a condition of entry for travelers arriving from infected areas or from countries with infected areas, even if only in transit. (drugs.com)
  • 100 115 Some countries require evidence of yellow fever vaccination from all entering travelers, including those traveling directly from the US. (drugs.com)
  • Centers for Disease Control have issued a Level 2 alert for yellow fever in Angola, warning people to avoid traveling to the area or to obtain a vaccination before visiting. (inhabitat.com)
  • Some countries may require evidence of a valid yellow fever vaccination within the previous 10 years for entry. (pdr.net)
  • outbreak
  • While the outbreak has many people in Brazil on edge, virus specialists fear the possibility that yellow fever could spin out of control by spreading rapidly around cities, stirring ghosts of epidemics that devastated urban areas like Rio de Janeiro more than a century ago. (nytimes.com)
  • The last confirmed urban outbreak of yellow fever in the Americas was previously thought to be during the 1940s. (nytimes.com)
  • 104 This includes travelers who plan to spend prolonged periods in endemic areas or those traveling to highly endemic areas (e.g., rural West Africa during peak transmission season) or to areas with an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever. (drugs.com)
  • Miami (AFP) - A deadly and growing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has killed at least four international visitors, and US health officials on Friday warned travelers to get vaccinated or stay away. (yahoo.com)
  • Nearly 2,000 people are thought to be suffering from yellow fever in the southern African nation of Angola, as health experts investigate an outbreak that began in December. (inhabitat.com)
  • Yellow fever is carried by the same variety of mosquito-Aedes aegypti-that also spreads dengue fever and the Zika virus, and the WHO now reports that the yellow fever outbreak in Angola could pose "a threat for the entire world. (inhabitat.com)
  • Yellow fever is not completely uncommon in tropical regions, but the size of this outbreak has health officials concerned. (inhabitat.com)
  • viral
  • Definitive diagnosis is made by viral culture of blood or tissue specimens or by identification of yellow fever virus antigen or nucleic acid in tissues (including liver) using immunohistochemistry (IHC), enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) antigen capture, or polymerase chain reaction tests ( 3 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Urban yellow fever is an epidemic viral disease of humans transmitted from infected to susceptible persons by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which breed in domestic and peridomestic containers (e.g., water jars, barrels, drums, tires, or tin cans) and thus in close association with humans. (cdc.gov)
  • US-based Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has secured government funding for its biodefence programme with an award of USD 38.6m grant from the US Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) for the development of an RNAi drug to treat viral hemorrhagic fevers. (pmlive.com)
  • Animal or insect vectors spread viral haemorrhagic fevers. (pmlive.com)
  • serum
  • The tumour usually affects elderly patients and is characterized by general fatigue, disorders of various organs, and elevated serum lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) and soluble interleukin-2 receptor (sIL-2R) levels. (histopathology-india.net)
  • HLH is characterized by fever, splenomegaly, bicytopenia, highly elevated serum levels of ferritin and soluble interleukin-2 receptor (sIL2-R), decreased natural killer (NK) cell activity, hypertriglyceridemia and detection of hemophagocytosis in bone marrow or other tissue. (cytosorb-therapy.com)
  • Meningococcemia
  • Guerrant, p. Chronic meningococcemia is suspected in patients with repeated bouts of petechial rash, fever, joint pain, and splenomegaly. (nih.gov)
  • febrile
  • A relationship between fever and autistic regression is defined as regression beginning within 2 weeks of a febrile episode without the suggestion of infectious meningitis or encephalitis. (leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk)
  • petechial
  • The rash is distinctive in its early onset (within 2 hours of fever), distribution (appears on ankles, wrists, and armpits), and character (petechial with discrete lesions 1-2 mm in diameter on the trunk and lower extremities). (nih.gov)
  • insect
  • The patient reported that, 2 weeks before her fever started, she noticed an insect bite on her neck while she was working on a crop farm in Hwacheon-gun, Gangwon Province (in the northernmost part of South Korea). (cdc.gov)
  • tissues
  • But in acute pancreatitis, a largely untreatable disease, the exocrine cells of the pancreas-whose role is to manufacture enzymes that are normally mixed with bile from the liver to digest dietary proteins and fats-malfunction and digest themselves and surrounding tissues and organs in a more mysterious fashion. (the-scientist.com)
  • Aedes
  • In urban outbreaks, infected people often introduce yellow fever into heavily populated areas where the virus can be transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the same devilishly resilient species that spreads viruses like chikungunya, dengue and Zika. (nytimes.com)
  • In 2008, epidemiologists found yellow fever transmission by Aedes aegypti in Paraguay's capital, Asunción. (nytimes.com)
  • The mosquito vector Aedes aegypti is responsible for spreading Zika virus, dengue fever, and yellow fever. (inhabitat.com)
  • borne
  • The diagnosis of louse-borne relapsing fever, caused by Borrelia recurrentis in the setting of infestation with Pediculus humanus humanus, was made microscopically with a blood smear/thick-drop preparation, and on the molecular level by PCR. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • Relapsing fever borne by body lice has become more common recently in the setting of the current wave of immigration to Germany. (aerzteblatt.de)
  • A link to this report and other information related to yellow fever can be accessed at the website for Travelers' Health, Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, at http://www.cdc.gov/travel/index.htm , and through the website for the Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, CDC, at http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/yellowfever/index.htm . (cdc.gov)
  • borne yellow fever epidemic in the western hemisphere occurred in Trinidad in 1954. (cdc.gov)
  • outbreaks
  • Because of the recent Zika virus outbreaks in South and Central America, the WHO says it is possible the future may bring yellow fever to those areas as well. (inhabitat.com)
  • cases
  • With over 600 million administered doses worldwide, only 12 yellow fever (YF) cases have been described in vaccinated persons . (smw.ch)
  • vaccinations
  • 0001). Of the 17 individuals with autistic regression, 70.6% (12 of 17) regressed with fever and 29.4% (5 of 17) regressed without identifiable linkage to fever or vaccinations. (leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk)
  • Although recommended vaccinations schedules are appropriate in mitochondrial disease, fever management appears important for decreasing regression risk. (leftbrainrightbrain.co.uk)
  • fatigue
  • The majority of patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) experience fatigue and for many subjects concerned it is the most disabling symptom. (biomedsearch.com)
  • hemodialysis
  • As there is minimal clearance of the drug with hemodialysis, and there is no specific antidote available, she was treated with intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) and CytoSorb to enhance detoxification of the drug, and extracorporeal life support as a bridge to support the cardiac failure. (cytosorb-therapy.com)
  • diagnosis
  • The importance of analysis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), especially oligoclonal IgG bands, in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) and its predictive value in patients with clinically isolated syndromes has recently been evaluated and confirmed in several studies. (biomedsearch.com)