2000 - Yellow fever in Brazil - Update
20 January 2000
Disease Outbreak Reported
Three confirmed cases of sylvatic transmission yellow fever have been recently reported in Brazil. Samples from suspect cases continue to be tested, but to date, no additional cases have been confirmed.
The following table summarizes the yellow fever reports from countries in South America for the entire year 1999 (as reported to WHO and published in the Weekly Epidemiological Record).
Date of last case
1 (in USA)
All these data are considered provisional until final figures are confirmed by the countries to the WHO Regional Office for the Americas/Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO).