Yellow Fever

  • Yellow Fever is a viral infection spread by mosquitoes.
  • Symptoms include fever, vomiting, jaundice, severe malaise and bleeding
  • The death rate is up to 50%
  • Countries where yellow fever is present includes parts of South America and sub-Saharan Africa
  • It is a legal requirement for all travellers returning from a yellow fever endemic country to be vaccinated prior to re-entry into Australia
  • Members of Travel Clinics Australia are authorized by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to vaccinate against yellow fever.

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