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**[[Belize]] requires visitors from infected areas to be immunized.
 
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**[[El Salvador]] requires visitors from infected areas to be immunized.
 
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**[[Costa Rica]] does not require visitors to be immunized.
 
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**[[Colombia]] recommends that visitors to ... be immunized.
 
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**[[Ecuador]] requires visitors from infected areas to be immunized.
 
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**[[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...

Revision as of 01:06, 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

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