Yellow Fever Vaccine

If you are travelling to Africa, the Caribbean, Central or South America, you should be aware of the risk of yellow fever and take the steps to protect yourself from infection.

What is yellow fever?

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. Symptoms take 3–6 days to develop and include fever, chills, headache, backache, and muscle aches. About 15% of people who get yellow fever develop serious illness that can lead to bleeding, shock, organ failure, and sometimes death.

Yellow Fever declared places

Yellow fever vaccine may be required if you are visiting any of the countries listed below. This list is guided by World Health Organization’s list of yellow fever endemic countries and also takes into account recent international surveillance data.

Africa

Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo, Republic of the
Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Sudan
Sudan
Togo
Uganda

South America & Central America

Argentina – Misiones Province
Bolivia
Brazil
Colombia
Ecuador excluding Galapagos Islands
French Guiana
Guyana
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Trinidad
Venezuela
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How do I get a yellow fever vaccination?

  • Warrandyte Road clinic has been approved by the World Health Organization as a yellow fever vaccination centre.

  • Some countries require all travelers to show proof of yellow fever vaccination before they can enter the country. Proof of vaccination is not valid until 10 days after you get the vaccine, so plan to get the vaccine early if you need it.

  • Your vaccination will be accompanied by a WHO-approved certificate. This vaccination certificate is valid for 10 years and begins 10 days after vaccination.

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