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Yellow fever

Information about yellow fever disease, vaccines and recommendations for vaccination from the Australian Immunisation Handbook

Vaccination against this disease is not funded under the National Immunisation Program, nor by states and territories.

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Last updated: 
27 September 2021
Last reviewed: 
27 September 2021
13 March 2020

Updates to the international travel requirements for yellow fever.

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20 September 2019

Editorial changes to guidance on international travel requirements, contraindications for immunocompromised people, adverse events and risk to travellers.

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Definitions

IU
international units
BCG
bacille Calmette-Guérin
MMR
measles-mumps-rubella
RNA
ribonucleic acid
WHO
World Health Organization
JE
Japanese encephalitis
WA
Western Australia