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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


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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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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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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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I'm wondering why are there religious exemptions from MMR immunization ?

I'm wondering why are there religious exemptions from MMR immunization ?

Freedom of Religion: Because in the usa, there are some religions that truly have proscriptions against this type of intervention.And we respect that belief. I do not belive that this applies to personal preference however. ...Read more

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9mo has yellow fluid in ear, no fever, runny nose, 2 new teeth that cut through recently & a junky chest cough. Happy & alert but refuses solids.

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9mo has yellow fluid in ear, no fever, runny nose, 2 new teeth that cut through recently & a junky chest cough. Happy & alert but refuses solids.

Needs to See Doctor: You child needs to go to the Pediatrician right away. Yellow fluid in the ear is not normal and should be diagnosed so your little one can get the needed treatment. ...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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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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Is it legal to require mandatory h1n1 flu vaccine for healthcare workers?

Is it legal to require mandatory h1n1 flu vaccine for healthcare workers?

Ask an attorney: Is it legal to "hold them down and inject them?" probably not. It is probably, however, legal to restrict them from working in a high risk environment when they are potentially transmitting a dangerous infection to immunocompromised people. You may have your philosophical objection to the vaccination program, but make that "choice" for yourself, not for people who are a risk of dying from it. ...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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Mild fever 5 days after DTP, Pnuemococal,and rotavirus vaccine. she 3m old. is it ok?

Mild fever 5 days after DTP, Pnuemococal,and rotavirus vaccine. she 3m old. is it ok?

Post vaccine fever: Low grade fever after vaccinations is common in infants. Please make sure the vaccination site(s) are not indurated, (tender ,red and bumpy) and she is feeding well. Keep acetaminophen on board as needed. I would take her back to your pediatrician if fever persists more than a week to make sure there is no other reason for it. ...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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Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Can you get yellow fever while on a cruise?

Where is the cruise?: Tropics? Inland water way? Yellow fever is found in some areas of South America & sub Saharan Africa. It is a virus transmitted by mosquito bites. ...Read more

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What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

What's the causative agent for yellow fever?

Yellow Fever: Yellow fever is caused by an arbovirus (flavivirus genus). Aedes and Haemogogus mosquitoes are the primary vectors. ...Read more

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Where I can get inoculated for yellow fever?

Travel clinic: You can go to your local health department clinic for travel immunizations or search the internet for local travel medicine doctors/clinics in your area. They should be able to get that for you as well as the certificate you need for immigration/customs. ...Read more

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Is yellow fever genetically related disease?

Is yellow fever genetically related disease?

Yellow fever : Yellow fever is an infection caused by a virus . Virus is transmitted to people by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Illness can range from self limited fever to severe liver disease with bleeding. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Does anyone know where I can get vaccinated for yellow fever?

Travel med clinic: Either your local health department will provide this or know where it is available, or if there is a travel medicine physician in your area they will have this. Or you could join the military. ...Read more

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Do doctors think it's essential I have a yellow fever injection?

Do doctors think it's essential I have a yellow fever injection?

That depends: Some countries require an international certificate of vaccine or prophylaxis for yellow fever before they will allow you entry. They could vaccinate you as you enter the country or detain you to check for infection. You can check www.Gov/travel to find out yellow fever vaccination requirements for the countries you plant to travel. ...Read more

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Is it okay to give organs or blood after getting a yellow fever shot?

Is it okay to give organs or blood after getting a yellow fever shot?

Blood - 14 days.: You should not donate blood for 14 days after being vaccinated for yellow fever. Organs - don't know but suspect it is similiar. ...Read more

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Do you think yellow fever and malaria could be treated with one drug?

Do you think yellow fever and malaria could be treated with one drug?

Definitely not: Malaria & Yellow fever are completely different diseases. Malaria is caused by parasites, whereas Yellow fever is caused by a virus. When traveling, you don't want to catch either of these. They are BOTH associated with mosquito bites -so above all else- AVOID THE BITE! Your doc should be able to help you access an ID doctor or Travel Medicine specialist who can help u avoid these nasty diseases. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a yellow fever booster on wednesday will I be let into ghana on saturday?

What to do if I had a yellow fever booster on wednesday will I be let into ghana on saturday?

Yellow Fever Vaccine: http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/ghana.html - “Yellow fever vaccine should be given to all traveler’s over nine months of age PRIOR to arrival in Ghana but is required for entry only if you are arriving from a country with endemic yellow fever.” Per CDC: Yellow fever vaccine should be given at least 10 days before travel to an endemic area. ...Read more

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Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Is there a vaccine for yellow fever?

Yellow fever vaccine: There is a yellow fever vaccine which is recommended for people aged > 9 months who are travelling to or are living in area at risk of acquiring yellow fever infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of yellow fever?

What are the causes of yellow fever?

I agree also: From Flavivurus family includes Dengue, Hep C, many types encephalitis. From "Flavus" meaning "yellow". RNA viral relatives who live in ticks, mosquitoes & have killed millions through time.Someone describes YF as "tropical'. Yellow Fever roared through Philidelphia, New Orleans, & Mississippi. USA has had 25 major outbreaks. The vaccine helps but doesn't reach, still, the poorest who need it ...Read more

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What organ or system does yellow fever affect?

What organ or system does yellow fever affect?

Yellow Fever: has an incubation period of 3 to 6 days. Sx's of acute phase can include: fever, nausea, vomiting, headache,light sensitivity, muscle pain (back & knees), anorexia, dizziness & shivering. These sxs usually resolve after 3 to 4 days in 85% of patients. However 15% may have remission of sx's followed by return of high fever with abdominal pain, bloody emesis / stool, jaundice, slow heart rate, as > ...Read more

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What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

What will happen if yellow fever goes untreated?

There is no specific: treatment for Yellow Fever other than preexposure vaccination against the virus and avoiding mosquito bites in endemic areas (Africa). Treatment is really just for the complications associated with the illness such as analgesic and antipyretics. If liver failure and/or bleeding develops, that would require supportive management. ...Read more

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Fever (Definition)

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