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Risk assessment on yellow fever virus circulation in endemic countries

Working document from an informal consultation of experts A Protocol for risk assessment at the field level

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Number of pages: 53
Publication date: 2014
Languages: English and French

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The purpose of the working document « Risk assessment on yellow fever virus circulation in endemic countries » is to provide guidance on the methodology to be used for assessing, at field level, the yellow fever virus circulation in areas at risk, and is primarily intended for public health specialists. It was initially implemented in Cameroon and in the Central African Republic, and then improved and validated during an informal consultation of yellow fever experts, who met in Geneva, Switzerland, on 13 and 14 September 2011.