29 Mar 2017

Updated yellow fever chapter published

An updated yellow fever chapter of Immunisation and infectious disease has been published Updated yellow fever chapter published
On 24 March 2017, the yellow fever (YF) chapter of Immunisation against infectious disease (the Green Book) was updated. A summary of the main the updates can be seen below. 

The chapter clarifies;
  • the requirements for yellow fever vaccination and International Health Regulations (IHR) regarding certification
  • the duration of protection from the vaccine. 
  • the risk assessment  flow chart for reinforcing immunisation

Resources

  1. Chapter 35; Yellow fever [Accessed 29 March 2017]

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