Via allAfrica.com, a report from The Monitor: Uganda: Travellers With Forged Yellow Fever Cards Intercepted. Excerpt:
Entebbe — Authorities at Entebbe International Airport have intercepted travellers with forged yellow fever cards.
Dr James Eyul, the manager Kazuri Medical Clinic that is responsible for authenticating travellers' yellow fever immunisations cards at Entebbe International Airport told Daily Monitor on Friday that numerous travellers have been found with forged cards yellow fever cards.
"Every day we get many cases of people travelling with forged yellow fever immunisation cards. We normally get between 20 to 35, at times the number goes up to 50," Dr Eyul said.
Dr Eyul didn't disclose the specifics of the suspects as police were still investigating the source of the forged cards.
After the recent outbreak of yellow fever in Angola that claimed over 200 lives and another outbreak in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the ministry of health under the international health regulations issued guidelines that required travellers to produce a valid immunisation certificate against the disease before being allowed to enter or exit Uganda. Uganda is listed among the high risk yellow fever countries.