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Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. Symptoms may take 3-6 days to develop and
these may include; fever, chills, headaches, backache and muscle aches. About 15% of the people who get Yellow fever
develop serious illness that can lead to bleeding, shock, organ failure, and sometimes death.
The exisiting and new Yellow Fever vaccination certificates are now valid for life. The world Health Organisation announced
that as of 11th July 2016, countries can nolonger require travelers to show proof of the re-vaccination or booster dose as
a condition of entry.
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age from countries at risk of disease transmission
or who have transited for more than 12 hours through an airport in a country at risk of disease transmission: Trinidad and Tobago,
Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador….
Countries may change their vaccination requirements without notice and in some instances border agents use
their discretion to deny entry despite the officially stated requirements.
If there is risk of Yellow Fever at your destination, whether vaccination
is required for entry or not, be prepared to show a certificate of vaccination or
a waiver stating the medical reasons for not being vaccinated.
Being vaccinated does not mean that we can throw caution to the wind and put ourselves and others at risk.
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