04 Jan 2019

Yellow fever Green Book chapter updated

The yellow fever chapter contraindications' section in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease) has been updated Yellow fever Green Book chapter updated

Public Health England has published updated information and guidance in the Green Book (Immunisation against infectious disease: Yellow fever. Chapter 35).

This revised chapter updates the vaccine contraindications section (page 6) with new wording on thymectomy and incidental thymectomy. 

Health professionals are reminded of the importance of taking a detailed medical history of past and present health issues as part of the risk assessment during a travel health consultation.

For specific information on the yellow fever risk in individual countries please go to our Country Information pages.

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Chinese New Year travel advice

Celebrating Chinese New Year abroad? Read more

Notice: Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres; 1 Jan – 31 Dec 2018

Information about the Annual Return for Yellow Fever Vaccination Centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Read more

Oral typhoid vaccine updated Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)

Vivotif® SPC updated to provide three years protection and minimum age for vaccination reduced to five years Read more

Travelling to Panama for the 2019 World Youth Day?

Travel health advice for World Youth Day in Panama City, January 2019 Read more
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