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Doctor insights on: Countries Requiring Yellow Fever Certificate

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Yellow Fever (Definition)

A viral infection spread by a particular species of mosquito in ...Read more


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Is yellow fever vaccine allowed to diabetic person?

Is yellow fever vaccine allowed to diabetic person?

Yes: Should be no problem and certainly safer than the disease if acquired. ...Read more

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Who discovered the yellow fever vaccine?

Who discovered the yellow fever vaccine?

Smith and Theiler: They published their work on the 17d live attenuated yellow fever vaccine in 1938. ...Read more

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Are vaccinations required for visits to foreign countries like china?

Are vaccinations required for visits to foreign countries like china?

Varies: You can check with the center for disease control website for current requirements for world travel .www.cdc.gov/travel will have up to date listing and point out locations where you can get rare vaccines. Regular vaccines plus typhoid are the ones most often cited. ...Read more

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In what year did the united states begin requiring chicken pox vaccinations for children?

In what year did the united states begin requiring chicken pox vaccinations for children?

Variable: The feds don't make this rule. At least for now.Each state sets it's vaccine policy as either requirement for entry into daycare or public school facilities or state supported secondary schools.Check with your state health department. ...Read more

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Who should get the yellow fever vaccine?

Who should get the yellow fever vaccine?

Check CDC site: If you visit the cdc sit you can explore many issues concerning travel & disease. Go to wwwnc.Cdc.Gov/travel and scroll through various panels including one on vaccines for travel. ...Read more

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Which countries need pediatricians?

Which countries need pediatricians?

All of them!: Any country with children needs pediatricians, and although some have relatively more, none have enough. The same can be said for the rest of the specialities too. ...Read more

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Have there been cases of rocky mountain spotted fever in upper michigan or ne wisconsin?

Have there been cases of rocky mountain spotted fever in upper michigan or ne wisconsin?

Not that i know: Ask your local board of health since rocky mountain spotted fever is usually reported to the health authorities. ...Read more

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Where do I get cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis and heptatis vaccines?

Where do I get cholera, typhoid, yellow fever, meningitis and heptatis vaccines?

Travel vaccines: These are unusual vaccines that most primary care physicians do not stock (cholera, typhoid, yellow fever). There are physicians who specialize in travel medicine and they can arrange for these vaccines for your trip. ...Read more

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Can veterinary medicine requires a bachelors degree?

Yes: Entry into veterinary schools is highly competetive and a bachelors degree is part of the basic requirement. Some consider veterinary school harder than general medical school. It certainly is challenging and very necessary. ...Read more

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For what medical reasons do similar eur. & n. Amer. Countries have different child vaccine requirements?

For what medical reasons do similar eur. & n. Amer. Countries have different child vaccine requirements?

Which differences: Unaware of the differences. If you could point these out will be glad to comment. All too often, however, decisions of this nature are made based upon societal demands rather than logical medical rationale. ...Read more

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History of seizures: Epilepsy. I healed epilepsy & am healthy after 3 years. Need to get yellow fever vacc for travels to Ghana. Is YF vacc safe 4 me?

History of seizures: Epilepsy. I healed epilepsy & am healthy after 3 years. Need to get yellow fever vacc for travels to Ghana. Is YF vacc safe 4 me?

Likely yes: Hi, more than likely it should be ok. However, you should talk to your doctor about this. Overall this depends on what type of epilepsy you have. If it is epilepsy of unknown cause and is not tied to fevers you should be ok, but there are some epilepsy syndromes that get worse with infections and fever. These typical happen in kids and continue throughout life. ...Read more

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Which causes more deaths: infections or medical errors in teaching hospitals?

Which causes more deaths: infections or medical errors in teaching hospitals?

Depends where: There is a difference between a mistake *causing* a death, and a mistake *not preventing* a death. Some experts fail to make this distinction, and therefore claim that deaths from medical mistakes greatly outweigh death from infectious diseases. Technology and smart computer apps likely will have a big positive effect upon error reduction. In developing countries, answer most likely is infections. ...Read more

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In countries that have some few polio cases , is having the IPV 5 doses considered enough or kids should take OPV too ?

In countries that have some few polio cases , is having the IPV 5 doses considered enough or kids should take OPV too ?

Polio Vaccines: The OPV is a live vaccine and theoretically provides more protection than a full series of IPV. If there is an outbreak of polio, I would consider getting a dose of OPV, the incidence of getting polio from the OPV is miniscule but it is there just FYI. ...Read more

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Toddler high fever for 2 days followed by non foul smelling diarrhea ?

Toddler high fever for 2 days followed by non foul smelling diarrhea
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Fever/diarrhea: The 2 symptoms may be associated as part of the same illness. Sometimes the fluids given for fever will cause diarrhea. It sounds like the fever is resolved. If the diarrhea persists or contains blood the toddler and the stool should be checked. Diarrhea can cause dehydration so increase fluids that contain electrolytes and have him/her seen for any concern for dehydration. All the best. ...Read more

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Are hep a and hep b vaccines routinely offered by travel clinic for pts traveling to china?

Are hep a and hep b vaccines routinely offered by travel clinic for pts traveling to china?

Absolutely: Not only can you get them at travel clinics, but both vaccines are readily available from most doctors, and if your adult doctor doesn't have them, a family practice doctor in your area would. Finally, you can almost always get these through your local health department at a very reasonable fee. Glad you are being proactive before your travels! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more