Yellow fever is a life-threatening viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes in parts of Africa and South America. In urban areas, yellow fever is primarily a disease of humans and is transmitted from person to person by Aedes mosquitoes.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends routine immunization in all countries where the disease is common. This should typically occur between nine and twelve months of age. Those travelling to areas where the disease occurs should also be immunized. Additional doses after the first are generally not needed.
Yellow fever vaccine is generally safe. This includes in those with HIV infection but without symptoms. Mild side effects may include headache, muscle pains, pain at the injection site, fever, and rash. Severe allergies occur in about eight per million doses, serious neurological problems occur in about four per million doses, and organ failure occurs in about three per million doses.
It is likely safe in pregnancy and therefore recommended among those who will be potentially exposed. It should not be given to those with very poor immune function. Yellow fever vaccine came into use in 1938.It is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines, the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system.
Mandatory vaccination against yellow fever is carried out to prevent yellow fever virus into vulnerable countries. A valid Yellow Card/Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for Immigration
Yellow Card is an international certificate of vaccination (ICV). It is issued by the World Health Organization. Yellow fever vaccine can prevent yellow fever. Yellow fever vaccine is given only at designated vaccination centers. After getting the vaccine, you should be given a stamped and signed “International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis” (yellow card). This certificate becomes valid 10 days after vaccination and is valid for 10 years. You will need this card as proof of vaccination to enter certain countries. Travelers without proof of vaccination could be given the vaccine upon entry or detained for up to 6 days to make sure they are not infected.
Immigration Officers at airports can demand for a valid certificate, showing one is vaccinated against yellow fever. The important thing is to get a certificate that is valid abroad. Hope Hospital issues a valid certificate.
A valid Certificate for Yellow fever vaccination for international travel is required. So yellow fever vaccination should be done in any hospital or doctor, those are authorized to provide a certificate that is valid abroad. Hope Hospital offering vaccines for yellow fever in Nagpur and known yellow fever vaccination center in Nagpur. Hope Hospital can issues certificate that are valid for overseas travelling/journey.
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