International travel and health

Yellow fever in Argentina

Following the confirmation of human cases of yellow fever in the federal province of Misiones, WHO now recommends yellow fever vaccination for travellers to the following areas in Argentina with risk of yellow fever transmission: a) total territory of the federal the provinces of Formosa and Misiones; b) specific areas (departments) of the federal province of Chaco (department of Bermejo); the federal province of Corrientes (departments of Berón de Astrada, Capital, General Alvear, General Paz, Ituzaingó, Itatí, Paso de los Libres, San Cosme, San Miguel, San Martín and San Tomé); the federal province of Jujuy (departments of Ledesma, Santa Barbara, San Pedro and Valle Grande); and the federal province of Salta (departments of Anta, General José de San Martín, Orán and, Rivadavia). This recommendation includes visits to Iguaçu Falls.