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Everything you Need to Know About Yellow Fever

Yellow fever is a very serious infection that is contracted through bites from contaminated mosquitos. It is only found in specific areas of the world such as South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and parts of sub-Saharan Africa.  Infected mosquitos can be found everywhere throughout these regions, with people contracting

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Yellow Fever Vaccination

When Do You Need To Get the Yellow Fever Vaccination?

Yellow fever is a serious infection spread by mosquitoes. It is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease, and “yellow” in the name refers to the jaundice that affects some patients. It is prevented by an extremely effective vaccine which is both safe and affordable.

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Is the Yellow Fever Shot Good for Life?

Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. It is called yellow fever because some people will contract jaundice which affects the liver and they will develop a yellow pallor to their skin. 

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What is Yellow Fever And Where Can I Get Vaccinated?

Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected mosquitoes. It is so-called because some patients are affected by jaundice so will literally turn yellow. Yellow fever is found in parts of Africa, South America, Central America and Trinidad in the Caribbean.

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Early Symptoms of Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever is spread by biting mosquitoes and is a very unpleasant illness that is endemic in Central and South America, Trinidad in the Caribbean and parts of Africa.  The good news is that prevention of Yellow Fever is perfectly possible with the Yellow Fever vaccine.

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Yellow Fever is a danger to your health

Yellow Fever is a serious infection spread by mosquitoes and is prevalent in parts of Africa, South America, Central America and Trinidad in the Caribbean.  There is a yellow fever vaccine which is recommended if you are travelling to any of these areas where the infection is found.

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