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Yellow Fever

History, Epidemiology, and Vaccination Information


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Yellow Fever Vaccines


Things to Consider

Adverse Events

Mild Adverse Events

Severe Reactions

Hypersensitivity Reactions

Neurologic Disease

Viscerotropic Disease

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Monitoring Patients

Contraindications and Precautions

Mild Adverse Events

Mild reactions occur in 5%–30% of people who receive the vaccine. Mild reactions include the following symptoms:

         Fever, headache, backache, myalgias beginning within several days after vaccination and lasting 5–10 days

         Injection site inflammation 1–5 days after vaccination

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