yellow fever vaccination

yellow fever vaccination

 A live attenuated–weakened viral vaccine recommended for people traveling to or living in tropical areas in the Americas and Africa where yellow fever occurs
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A CANCER expert and immunology specialist died of a rare reaction to a yellow fever vaccination.
'Similarly, the phase one of the yellow fever vaccination campaign was completed in 2014 and it targeted three states of Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Nasarawa, in which 10.4 million people were covered,'' Bappa said.
UNICEF already procures nearly 34 million yellow fever vaccination doses per year and has long-term agreements with four drug companies to provide the vaccination required for routine programmers, emergency, and preventive campaigns.
In addition to areas in Brazil where yellow fever vaccination had been recommended prior to the recent outbreaks, the vaccine now also is recommended for people who are traveling to or living in all of Espirito Santo State, Sao Paulo State, and Rio de Janeiro State, as well as several cities in Bahia State.
SAO PAULO -- Brazil's yellow fever vaccination efforts have fallen significantly short of their goal, the Health Ministry acknowledged this week, and an official said Friday that more than 16 million people in the targeted population still need to be immunized.
Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all eligible persons aged [greater than or equal to] 9 months, traveling to many areas in Brazil, including the states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (especially Ilha Grande).
Notes from the field: investigation of patients testing positive for yellow fever viral RNA after vaccination during a mass yellow fever vaccination campaign--Angola, 2016.
Pharmacies wishing to administer the yellow fever vaccine must receive designation as a Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre from the Public Health Agency of Canada and provide the required International Health Regulations (4) documentation to allow entry into countries where vaccination is mandatory.
Yellow fever vaccination certificate may also be required for travellers.
I suffered a horrific reaction to a yellow fever vaccination ahead of a trip to Africa when I was 22.
These patients should not undergo yellow fever vaccination, as there is a risk of developing a serious adverse event, specifically yellow fever vaccine-associated viscerotropic disease, which is a systemic disease associated with multi-organ failure and death.