Do I need proof of yellow fever vaccination?
Yellow fever vaccinations may be required or recommended if you are older than 9 months of age and travelling (or staying) in any country with areas of risk for yellow fever. Proof of vaccination may also be required when arriving in another country or countries after travelling through a yellow fever risk area.
Which countries do you need a yellow fever certificate for?
The most popular countries where yellow fever vaccination is required or recommended are:
Can I travel without yellow fever vaccine?
As yellow fever is frequently fatal for those who have not been vaccinated, vaccination is recommended for all travellers (with few exceptions, Chapter 6) visiting areas where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.
What happens if you don’t get yellow fever certificate?
If you don’t have it, you might be required to get yellow fever vaccine upon entering the country, or be forced to wait for up to 6 days to make sure you are not infected. Do not donate blood for 14 days after vaccination, because there is a risk of passing vaccine virus to others during that period.
How do I get a yellow fever vaccination certificate?
Call your local or state health department. Contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Call 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO), or. Visit CDC’s Yellow Fever website at www.cdc.gov/yellowfever/vaccine/index.html.
Does India have yellow fever?
India is categorized as ‘Yellow Fever Receptive Area’, an area in which yellow fever does not exist, but where conditions would permit its development if introduced.
Who is exempt from yellow fever vaccination?
Who should not get yellow fever vaccine? Infants younger than 6 months of age should not get the vaccine. In addition, anyone with a severe allergy to any part of the vaccine, including eggs, chicken proteins, or gelatin should not get the vaccine.
Can I get a replacement yellow fever certificate?
(Children are by appointment only.) Yellow fever certificates currently last for 10 years. Samedaydoctor can issue replacement certificates if you have the date and batch number of the vaccine given previously. If you have lost your certificate and do not have this information then you will need to be re-vaccinated.
How much does yellow fever vaccine cost?
For patients not covered by health insurance, the cost of a yellow fever vaccination typically includes: a consultation fee, sometimes a fee to administer the shot, and the cost of the single required dose of vaccine. The total cost typically ranges from $150 to $350.