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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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Will I be allowed to board a flight to South America without getting a yellow fever vaccine?

Will I be allowed to board a flight to South America without getting a yellow fever vaccine?

May be Denied Entry&: You may board the plane but may be denied entry without proper documentation And some airlines will not let you board the flight to such a country where you are required to have Yellow Fever Vaccine ...Read more

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What kind of immunity vaccine is provided by the yellow fever vaccine?

Yel Fev protection: Yellow fever vaccine provides protection agains yellow fever, which is transmitted. Through the bite if a mosquito (aides egyptii). It gives good protection and is needed if you go to south america...... ...Read more

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Does the yellow fever vaccine have any side effects?

Does the yellow fever vaccine have any side effects?

Potentially: 1 in 4 people has a mild reaction to yellow fever vaccine. The sxs may include redness, soreness or swelling in the shot site as well as fever. Severe allergic reactions impact 1 in 55, 000 people. Severe illness w organ failure occurs in 1 in 250, 000 ; serious nervous system rxn in 1 in 125, 000. The alternative is possibly getting yellow fever virus which usually requires hospitalization. Of > ...Read more

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Do you need to get a yellow fever vaccine to travel to Kenya?

Do you need to get a yellow fever vaccine to travel to Kenya?

Kenya: "Recommended for all travelers greater than nine months of age, except that those whose itinerary is limited to the North Eastern Province; the states of Kilifi, Kwale, Lamu, Malindi, and Tanariver in the Coastal Province; and the cities of Mombasa and Nairobi, need the vaccine only if at risk for a large number of mosquito bites." See: http://www.mdtravelhealth.com/destinations/africa/kenya.php ...Read more

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Do you need to get a yellow fever vaccine to travel to Tanzania?

Not requirement but: CDC Does not recommend yellow fever vaccine for most travelers to Tanzania but you may consider this vaccine if you are staying for long period and will be exposed to mosquitos Govt of Tanzinia requires documented yellow fever vaccine if you are travelling from a yellow fever endemic country NOT REQUIRED FROM USA ...Read more

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Will they require I have a yellow fever vaccine before I board my flight from the us to Argentina?

Will they require I have a yellow fever vaccine before I board my flight from the us to Argentina?

Depends on where: From CDC: "Yellow fever is a risk in certain parts of Argentina, so CDC recommends the yellow fever vaccine for travelers 9 months of age or older to these areas.Your doctor can help you decide if this vaccine is right for you based on your travel " ...Read more

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Where I get yellow fever vaccine?

Where I get yellow fever vaccine?

Travel clinic: If you are travelling, and need the yellow fever vaccine, i would try to find a local travel clinic. Often, the larger university hospital's have these. ...Read more

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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more


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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more