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Should you be vaccinated against yellow fever?



There are three public vaccinations in the city of Cordoba offering free yellow fever vaccine for those who plan to go to places considered by the National Health Ministry as a risk according to alerts issued by the agency's international health.

People under the age of 60 who are close to traveling to risk areas can be vaccinated and they must have a document and a vaccination card. It must be located at least 10 days before the date of travel.

One vaccine dose gives immunity and permanent protection against the disease, which issues an international vaccination certificate.

They indicated from the provincial ministries of health that quotas and timetables for the winter season are in force. "We also recommend consulting the vaccination authorities if the vaccine is needed according to the intended destination," which is indicated in the Health Press. They also estimated that in December, the hours of attention or the amount of available doses could be extended if demanded.

Hospital Misericordia: Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 8 to 10 (70 doses per day).

Epidemiology Vaccination, former San Roque Hospital (Rosario de Santa Fe 374), Monday to Friday from 17 (50 doses).

Federal Health Delegation (depends on the Ministry of National Health, July 356): Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, requesting appointment by phone on 0351 4283399.

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Gumersindo Sayago Hospital, Villa Carlos Paz (Brazil 137): Fr. 7.30 (50 doses).

Abel Ayerza Hospital, Marcos Juárez (Belgrano 350): Monday and Tuesday from 7 (10 doses per day).

State aid, Río Cuarto: Thursday, from noon 7.30 (70 doses).

Costanera ambulance, Jesús María (Zípoli 700): on Thursday, 8 to 13, requesting a change at 03525-443749.

Iturraspes Hospital, San Francisco: Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7 to 9 (30 doses).

Pasteur Hospital, Villa María: on Tuesdays (every 15 days), from 8 to 12 (70 doses).

Cárcano Hospital, Laboulaye: call 03385-453242 / 453238 on request.

Mina Clavero Regional Hospital: Friday (every 15 days), 8 to 13 (10 revolutions).

Which areas should be vaccinated

The recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) by mid-2018 was for those traveling to Brazil (Acre, Amapá, Amazonas, Federal District, Espirito Santo, Goiás, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and a large part of Bahia, including the cities of Salvador de Bahia and Praia do Forte.

Recent reports were recommended to those targeting the coast of Santa Catarina (including Florianopolis and adjacent resorts) and the state of Paraná.

In addition to Brazil, the risk areas correspond to different regions of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Africa and South-East Asia.

Before traveling, it is advisable to carry out a preliminary medical consultation and carefully read the destinations for which the vaccine is recommended.

Which is

Yellow fever is a viral infection that is transmitted by the coding of some mosquito species and may result in a fatal outcome, so WHO recommends vaccination from 9 months of age.


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