• Yellow Fever Vaccination: Understanding Why And When

    Yellow fever is a viral disease that can be contracted in some parts of Africa and South America. It's spread by mosquitoes and can be fatal, so some countries require you to have proof of yellow fever vaccination before entry will be permitted. The vaccination is well-established and is considered safe and highly effective against yellow fever. It's a live vaccine given as a single shot, and one shot gives lifelong protection for the disease.
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