Public Health Notice : Yellow Fever Vaccine and its Efficacy

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 4:29 PM- George's, Grenada

ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, JUNE 28, 2017 - GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (GIS): - The Ministry of Health hereby advises persons travelling to countries where the Yellow Fever Virus is present, or have active transmission, that in order for the prescribed vaccine to be effective, it MUST be taken at least ten (10) days prior to entering that country (10 days before travel).

Vaccination is only required once, and provides lifetime immunity against the yellow fever virus.  Please be guided accordingly.

For more information talk to your personal physician or visit or call the Ministry of Health Telephone (473) 440-2649 Ext: 21053.




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