There are 3 types of transmission cycles:. Signs and symptoms Once contracted, the yellow fever virus incubates in the body for 3 to 6 days. Transmission The yellow fever virus is an arbovirus of the flavivirus genus and is transmitted by mosquitoes, belonging to the Aedes and Haemogogus species. The yellow fever vaccine is safe, affordable and a single dose provides life-long protection against yellow fever disease. The EYE partnership supports yellow fever high and moderate risk countries in Africa and the Americas by strengthening their surveillance and laboratory capacity to respond to yellow fever cases and outbreaks. There have been rare reports of serious side-effects from the yellow fever vaccine. Good and early supportive treatment in hospitals improves survival rates.
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The yellow fever virus is an arbovirus of the flavivirus genus and is transmitted by mosquitoes, belonging to the Aedes and Haemogogus species.
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People over 60 years of age should be given the vaccine after a careful risk-benefit assessment. In order to prevent such importation of the disease, many countries require proof of vaccination against yellow fever before they will issue a visa, particularly if travellers come from, or have visited yellow fever endemic areas. In accordance with the International Health Regulations IHR , countries have the right to require travellers to provide a certificate of yellow fever vaccination.