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[Yellow fever]

Alicja Wiercińska-Drapało
Przegla̧d Epidemiologiczny 2004, 58: 101-5
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Yellow fever is a mosquito born viral illness that causes hemorrhagic fever in tropical Africa and South America. An estimated 200 000 people are still infected annually. There is no antiviral therapy available and vaccination is major strategy in the control yellow fever. From 60 years ago is available very safe and efficient vaccine. The vaccine is a live attenuated virus strain 17D. Recently identified vaccine associated viscerotropic diseases (YFV-AVD). This paper describes knowledge about yellow fever disease, vaccine associated adverse events and actually recommendation for vaccine use.

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