Yellow fever is a serious infection spread by mosquitoes. It’s found in parts of Africa, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.
There’s a vaccine that can stop you from getting it if you’re travelling to an area where the infection is present.
Risk areas for Yellow Fever
More serious symptoms include:
(Up to half of those who get these symptoms die)
*Some countries near to areas where yellow fever is found may require a proof of vaccination certificate when visiting, even if there’s no risk of picking up the infection in these countries.