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Date: 03 Jul 2016   Posted By: Darshan Malwiya     Group: Opinion About    Category: Miscellaneous   

I have heard about Yellow Fever Vaccine very often, but don't know exactly what it is. What is Yellow Fever vaccine? Why this vaccine is compulsory to be taken? Is there any age limit for taking this vaccine? And are there any side effects of this vaccine? Experts please give me some information regarding this.

Information about Yellow Fever vaccine, What is Yellow Fever vaccine? Side effects of Yellow Fever vaccine.

Author: Kailash Kumar    04 Jul 2016      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Yellow fever is a serious disease and may cause medical conditions like fever and flu-like symptoms; jaundice; liver, kidney, respiratory and other organ system failure; vomiting blood and finally death. It is caused by the yellow fever virus. It is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Yellow fever vaccine can prevent yellow fever.
Yellow fever vaccine is recommended for persons who are nine months of age or older and living in a country requiring such vaccination or intend to travel such countries. After 10 years, a booster dose should also be taken.
Yellow fever vaccine is a live, weakened virus and is given as a single shot.
They may be an increased risk of severe problems following vaccination in case of persons who are more than 60 years in age.
However any action should be taken in consultation with a qualified medical professional only.

Author: gsadhiks    15 Jul 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Yellow fever vaccine is a vaccine that protects against yellow fever. Yellow fever is a viral infection that is usally in Africa and South America. This vaccination develops immunity within one month and appears to be life long. Its a attenuated virus which is transferred from mosquito. The drug used for this is monograph Subcutaneous injection. This type of vaccine is very safe and has no side effects in it. But before you take this vaccine please consult your family doctor about this vaccination.

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