Yellow fever

Yellow fever

Yellow fever


This vaccination must be given at least 10 days before entering the country.

Yellow fever is a virus infection. The infection is caused by an infected mosquito. The disease occurs in Africa and South-America. People who are infected feel sick after 3-6 days. The symptons of the infection are much like the symptoms of a flu, because of the fever and myalgia. Besides, there may be complications like jaundice, encephalitis and bleedings, which can be deadly. 

Protection: life long

In some countries, this vaccination is mandatory for getting a visa. 

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