We are a registered yellow fever centre
Yellow fever (YF) is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. is a vaccine preventable viral infection transmitted predominantly by certain species of day biting mosquitoes.
It is prevalent in tropical & sub-tropical regions of Africa and Central & South America. Outbreaks have caused up to a 50% mortality rate. The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends vaccination if travelling to risk areas. Some countries require a certificate of proof of vaccination in order to enter. An International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) must be obtained from a registered yellow fever centre.
YF virus can cause an illness that results in:
The death rate is high in those who develop severe disease.
Those visiting YF risk areas should practise meticulous mosquito bite avoidance.
*Vaccines work best if given time to become active. This vaccine can be given up to the day before travel and will provide some cover.