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Vaccination against yellow fever

December 26, 2018 – 00:58
The Mothernal Child and San Bernardo Hospital have been added to ancient malaria.

The Ministry of Public Health informs that vaccination sites against yellow fever have been increased. People traveling to areas at risk of developing the disease may put a dose in the Health and Transport Area (ex Paludic), located at General G. 125 Street, in the capital of Salta, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 to 12, with the same request requested the same day from 8.

In the hospital for mothers and children (women and children up to 14 years of age), from Monday to Friday, from 8:30 to 13:30 in order of arrival.

Hospital San Bernardo, on Tuesday and Thursday, from 8:00 to 13:00 and on Fridays, from 8 am to 1 pm and from 16:00 to 18 00. Immunization is carried out in the order of arrival.

The vaccine is intended for people aged 1 to 59 who travel to areas threatened with yellow fever (including Brazil, Paraguay, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru) and who are not vaccinated against this disease.

People over the age of 60 are more likely to have potentially serious side effects after vaccination, so it's not recommended, and the release certificate will be issued to the health authorities that need it.

This vaccine is contraindicated in pregnant women, nursing mothers of children under one year of age, hypersensitivity to chicken eggs or proteins, immunosuppression due to HIV, cancer, thymus, myasthenia gravis, immunosuppressive therapy or radiotherapy.

Yellow fever is a viral disease transmitted by the bites of certain mosquito species. There is no treatment. It starts suddenly, with a high fever, chills and a headache. In addition, you may experience muscle pain, nausea and vomiting. It can cause death.

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