Yellow fever


Yellow fever is a viral disease that is spread by mosquitoes and is found in parts of Africa and South America. Yellow fever is a life-threatening disease with high mortality.

You can protect yourself against yellow fever with vaccination.

Symptoms of yellow fever

You become seriously ill with high fever, muscle, and headache, jaundice due to liver inflammation, blood mixed diarrhea and vomiting.

When should I seek care?

Seek immediate care if you get a high fever during or the week after a trip abroad in countries where the disease is present.

Then yellow fever infects

Yellow fever is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes. The disease does not infect with direct contact between people. It takes between three to six days from being infected until you get sick.

Treatment of yellow fever

There is only preventive treatment with vaccination against yellow fever

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