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* Measles
* [Yellow fever](https://www.who.int/csr/disease/yellowfev/en/)
There is an ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil (including Paraná,
where DebConf19 will be held).
There is an ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, including Paraná,
where DebConf19 will be held.
[Map of affected areas][epidemic-map].
This mostly affects rural areas, Curitiba itself (and the majority of
urban areas in Brazil) are not high risk areas for Yellow Fever.
Brazil does not require a vaccination, but the infection is life
threatening when you get bitten by a mosquito carrying the virus.
It is therefore strongly recommended to get a vaccination at least 10
days before travelling to Brazil.
Your home country may not let you return from yellow fever epidemic
areas, such as Brazil, without a vaccination.
We therefore recommend to get a vaccination at least 10 days before
travelling to Brazil.
There is a global shortage of the vaccine, so you may need to schedule
this far in advance.
[epidemic-map]: https://ecdc.europa.eu/sites/portal/files/images/Brazil-Yellow-fever-affected-states-31012018.png
Your home country may not let you return from yellow fever epidemic
areas, such as Brazil, without a vaccination.