oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - Safety and tolerability of yellow fever vaccines : review
|Article Title||Safety and tolerability of yellow fever vaccines : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria and 2 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Jan 2012|
|Pages||16 - 18|
Yellow fever is a non-contagious, viral, multi-system syndrome, that causes an estimated 200 000 human infections annually, and has a high fatality rate. Yellow fever vaccination is one of the main methods of primary prevention. Although the yellow fever vaccine is largely considered to be safe, adverse events, which are sometimes life-threatening, can occur. This article explores the safety and tolerability of yellow fever vaccines.
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