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Towards the risk of Yellow Fever transmission in Europe.

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Yellow fever (YF) is an emerging expanding fatal arboviral disease that has been imported at least six times in Europe during the first half of 2018, while only seven travel-associated YF cases have been reported in the last 20 years, and none from Brazil. YF has a history of transmission in Europe which could become recurrent considering the wide globalization of competent vectors. This article argues that epidemiological current changes put Europe at risk of YF transmission. Risk assessment and strategies of control are required.

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Name: Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1469-0691
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