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Where all do you need yellow fever vaccination?

Where all do you need yellow fever vaccination?

Check CDC website : If you have concerns about the vaccinations required before travel to anywhere on the globe, check the traveler's health section at www.Cdc.Gov/travel. You will see areas to get information on destinations or specific diseases. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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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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Is there a way i can get yellow fever vaccination certificate?

Is there a way i can get yellow fever vaccination certificate?

Certificate: To obtain an”international cetificate of vaccine or prophylaxis” for yellow fever, get a yellow fever vaccine at a designated vaccination center. The certificate will be valid 10 days after you were vaccinated & is good for 10 years. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a free yellow fever vaccination in london?

Wanted to know where can I find a free yellow fever vaccination in london?

Travel Med clinics: Call: 0207 659 2110 email: enquiries@londontravelclinic.Co.Uk clinic locations: oxford street, liverpool street, london bridge, wandsworth town & canary wharf. ...Read more

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Do I need vaccination for measles, small pox and yellow fever to travel to india?

Do I need vaccination for measles, small pox and yellow fever to travel to india?

Maybe, no, and no: Measles still circulates in india so vaccination may be needed depending on your past vaccine history. Smallpox has been eradicated and there is no yellow fever in asia. ...Read more

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Can yellow fever vaccination increase levels of SGOT/SGPT?If yes then within how many days it will come down to normal levels?

Can yellow fever vaccination increase levels of SGOT/SGPT?If yes then within how many days it will come down to normal levels?

Important to see doc: Yes -Yellow Fever vaccine CAN cause liver abnormalities. It would be EXTREMELY important for you to be seen by a doctor if you've had a vaccine and you think you're having a side effect. Yellow Fever vaccine is an older vaccine -and it uses a 'live virus' so you should definitely have a doctor following you for this problem. Hopefully your liver enzymes are not too elevated, but I wouldn't risk it ...Read more

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I am 74 yrs.In march 2013 i took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together . After 14 days i had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

I am 74 yrs.In march 2013 i took yellow fever and meningitis vaccinations together . After 14 days i had severe reactions. Burning feet temp etc?

Vaccines: I would address this with the infectious disease doctor who provided the vaccines and additionally, it is uncommon to have "reactions" 14 days after the vaccinations. It is likely a completely different problem. ...Read more

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Got second dose since I forgot that I was vaccinated for yellow fever traveling to guatemala long ago?

Got second dose since I forgot that I was vaccinated for yellow fever traveling to guatemala long ago?

Yellow Fever 10 year: Yellow fever needs to be updated every 10 years. If you have lost your certificate or are unsure of the date of your prior dose you can get another at any point (you don't have to wait 10 years) check with your travel medicine specialist. Yellow fever vaccine is recommend for far fewer destinations than many years ago. Of course there are many other medical issues to review re: your travels. ...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


Yellow Fever (Definition)

Acute viral hemorrhagic disease. Passed on through contact between people via mosquitoes. There is no cure to yellow fever but it can be prevented ...Read more