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Yellow fever vaccine

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Yellow fever vaccine

Hi!

Anyone can tell me if I need the yellow fever vaccine to go to Zanzibar coming from Dar es salaam ?(and not have visited any endemic country)?

Because I have heard that is needed if you arrive by ferry but not in the airport.

Thanks!!!

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1. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

Hi

You don't need

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2. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

Hi, we are traveling by air from Dubai and we needed to get it before traveling from here.

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3. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

UAE is not a risk country, Tanzania is not a risk country and the UAE has no requirements regarding YF; not sure why it was necessary to have jab traveling from Dubai.

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4. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

Read here for your own clarity:https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2018/infectious-diseases-related-to-travel/yellow-fever#5291

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Is there something there that specifically addresses why a YF jab is necessary between UAE and Tanzania?

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6. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

No need, Dar es salaam and Zanzibar are all Tanzania. It is one country so do not worry.

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7. Re: Yellow fever vaccine

Check the Fit for Travel NHS website to be sure. If you have ever had the injection before you won't need it again. You only need it once. You need to show the certificate once you have had it. Best wishes, M

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