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Brazil Recommended Vaccinations:
Yellow Fever

Recent cases of Yellow Fever have been confirmed from the southern region of São Paulo state and the eastern part of Parana state.

For the latest information on Yellow Fever outbreaks please go to: ProMED-mail. Yellow fever - Americas (03): Brazil (PR, SP). ProMED-mail 2019; February 11: 20190211.6310963. <ProMED-mail>. Accessed on February 11, 2019.


Recommendations for all travellers

For your protection, vaccination is recommended for all travellers 9 months of age and older.

Note: Areas not considered currently at risk of Yellow Fever transmission include Alagoas, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Pernambuco, and Sergipe.

Last reviewed and updated: February 2019


Travel notice

Countries may change their vaccination requirements without notice and in some instances border agents use their discretion to deny entry despite the officially stated requirements.

If there is risk of Yellow Fever at your destination, whether vaccination is required for entry or not, be prepared to show a certificate of vaccination or a waiver stating the medical reasons for not being vaccinated.


Yellow Fever symptoms, prevention, and vaccine contraindications


If your medical practitioner has advised you against the Yellow Fever vaccine, take meticulous anti-mosquito bite measures during the daytime in Yellow Fever risk areas. More details on insect bite prevention.


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