This study provided new modeling estimates from the Imperial College London and the World Health Organization, which show changes in Africa's temperatures and rainfall could boost deaths from yellow fever by 25% by 2050.
In response to the yellow fever confirmation, a multi-agency Incident management system has been constituted at the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).
The population in endemic urban areas are under-vaccinated due to a mixed-vaccination policy.
The typical monthly production of the yellow fever vaccine, in Brazil, is four million doses, but due to demand production is currently six million doses monthly.
As of February 12, Brazil has confirmed 230 cases of yellow fever, including 79 confirmed deaths.
Four months have passed without a case of yellow fever related to the Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo outbreaks.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports more than 7.7 million people have been vaccinated against yellow fever in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency committee on yellow fever will meet on August 30 to review the current outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola.
In addition to information about fractional dosing, lessons about countermeasure allocation may also be learned.
In December 2015, only four factories worldwide were producing the yellow fever vaccine.