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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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Where can I get yellow fever vaccine?

Where can I get yellow fever vaccine?

A travel clinic: These clinics should have the 17d live, attenuated yellow fever vaccine which is used for some traveling in tropical areas of subsaharan africa and south america. ...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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How many years does the yellow fever vaccine last?

How many years does the yellow fever vaccine last?

10yrs: Yellow fever vaccine certificate is valid beginning 10 days after administration up to 10yrs. ...Read more

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Is a yellow fever vaccine worth the risks associated with it?

Yellow fever vaccine: Yellow fever virus (yfv) vaccine had been considered the safest of the live-virus vaccines. Rare neurologic adverse events are seldom fatal. However, in 2001, the vaccine was found to cause a serious, frequently fatal, illness which resembles the illness it was designed to prevent. Therefore, extreme caution should be exercised and real benefits should be carefully examined before getting the vax. ...Read more

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Which type of immunity is provided by the yellow fever vaccine?

Which type of immunity is provided by the yellow fever vaccine?

Immunity yellow f: For most people yellow fever vaccination provides life long immunity (there are few exceptions).
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Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

Is it okay to get the yellow fever vaccine if you are suck with a cold?

YF-vax: Per manufacture: "Vaccination should be postponed in case of an acute or febrile disease; a disease with low-grade fever is usually not a reason to postpone vaccination." ...Read more

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Do you think I should go to the gym after taking a yellow fever vaccine?

Do you think I should go to the gym after taking a yellow fever vaccine?

Should be ok: But would do it only in moderation for several days. Some degree of exercise seems to pump up the immune system. ...Read more

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If I am traveling end of february, when should I get yellow fever vaccine?

If I am traveling end of february, when should I get yellow fever vaccine?

Yellow fever: It generally takes about 2 weeks or more to build up antibodies following immunization, and therefore you should get your vaccine immediately. Good luck and have a great trip. By the way, there is some evidence that yellow fever vaccine may modulate the course of chicungunya virus infection as well. ...Read more

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Can yellow fever vaccine cause me to start being allergic to foods that I was never allergic to.

Can yellow fever vaccine cause me to start being allergic to foods that I was never allergic to.

Unlikely: Yellow fever or any other vaccine is not likely to induce food allergy.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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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


Yellow Fever (Definition)

Also known as Acute Viral Hemorrhagic Disease, it is passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented ...Read more