Vaccination is the single most important measure for preventing yellow fever.

  1. Vaccination is the single most important measure for preventing yellow fever.
  2. vigilant surveillance is critical for prompt recognition and rapid control of outbreaks.
  3. Mosquito control measures can be used to prevent virus transmission until vaccination has taken effect.
  4. WHO Guidelines for investigation and control of yellow fever outbreaks: Prevention through routine immunization and preventive mass immunization campaigns; detection, reporting and investigation of suspect cases; laboratory support; outbreak response; vaccine supply; and furthering research.