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The following countries require or recommend immunization against yellow fever:
 
The following countries require or recommend immunization against yellow fever:
 
*[[North America]]
 
*[[North America]]
**[[Canada]]
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**[[Canada]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
**[[USA]]
 
**[[USA]]
 
**[[Mexico]]
 
**[[Mexico]]
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**[[El Salvador]]
 
**[[El Salvador]]
 
**[[Nicaragua]]
 
**[[Nicaragua]]
**[[Costa Rica]]
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**[[Costa Rica]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
**[[Panama]]
 
**[[Panama]]
 
*[[South America]]
 
*[[South America]]
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**[[Guyana]]
 
**[[Guyana]]
 
**[[Venezuela]]
 
**[[Venezuela]]
**[[Colombia]]
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**[[Colombia]] recommends that visitors to ... be immunized.
 
**[[Ecuador]]
 
**[[Ecuador]]
 
**[[Peru]]
 
**[[Peru]]
 
**[[Bolivia]] requires visitors from infected areas to be immunized. Yellow fever is endemic in...
 
**[[Bolivia]] requires visitors from infected areas to be immunized. Yellow fever is endemic in...
**[[Chile]]
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**[[Chile]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
**[[Argentina]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
**[[Argentina]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
**[[Paraguay]]
 
**[[Paraguay]]

Revision as of 01:04, 6 October 2004

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus transmitted by the mosquito Aedes. Its symptoms include fever, jaundice, bloody vomit, and death. A vaccine is available which provides immunity for at least ten years. Be sure to bring and use mosquito repellent if you are visiting a country where yellow fever is present.

The following countries require or recommend immunization against yellow fever:

External link: WHO