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Yellow Fever

Village Pharmacy is a Yellow fever centre, all yellow fever centres must be registered with the National Travel Health Network & Centre, a UK government organisation NaTHNaC our registration number is UKYFVC9071 verified with NaTHNaC online

Travel Safe – Get Your Travel Vaccinations at Village Pharmacy

Yellow fever is a potentially fatal disease spread by mosquitoes that is most common in areas in Africa and Central and South America. If you are planning to visit a high-risk area, yellow fever can be prevented with a preventative vaccine which offers life-long protection and will provide maximum protection to keep you healthy during your travels.

Get your Yellow fever vaccination in Eltham from the Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic.

Symptoms of Yellow Fever

The most common yellow fever symptoms include:

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Yellow Fever Vaccinations

Yellow fever is a serious viral infection, transmitted by mosquitoes in tropical regions. Once infected with the virus, the mosquito remains infectious for life (two to three months). Generally, mosquito species are most active at times of high rainfall, both in the jungle and urban environments. YF virus can survive very dry conditions in mosquito eggs, which hatch once a water collection is replenished. This can result in YF outbreaks in urban and rural areas, even during the drier months. Symptoms take 3–6 days to develop and include fever, chills, headache, backache, and muscle aches.

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Protecting you and your family whilst you're abroad

Visit Village Pharmacy for Convenient Vaccination Services in London

Who Should Get the Yellow Fever Vaccination

Vaccines are the most effective method for preventing infectious diseases like yellow fever. If you are planning a holiday to an exotic locale where this disease is still prevalent, this vaccination will give you the protection you need to prevent illness.  

Benefits of Visiting a Travel Clinic
Depending on the countries you are visiting, you may need travel vaccinations to help you avoid certain illnesses that can disrupt your travel. The travel health specialists at Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic can advise you on which vaccines, medication, and preventative measures you can take to prevent illness and disease while travelling.
Get Your Yellow Fever Vaccination in Lewisham at Village Pharmacy

Book your Yellow Fever vaccination in Thamesmead or at any of our other 11 convenient travel clinics in southeast London at least 10 days prior to your departure to give the vaccine time to take effect.

Are you searching for “yellow fever vaccination services near me“? Look no further. Village Pharmacy offers a comprehensive range of routine and travel vaccinations available.

How It's Spread:

Yellow Fever is a virus transmitted through mosquito bites, and it cannot be contracted through close contact with an infected person. 

The mosquitoes that spread the virus are prevalent in both urban and rural areas and bite mainly during the daytime. In addition to yellow fever, mosquitoes can also transmit other serious illnesses like malaria and dengue. 

To prevent mosquito bites while traveling to areas where yellow fever is prevalent, it is recommended to use mosquito nets, wear clothing that covers your arms and legs, and use insect repellent containing 30% to 50% DEET (diethyltoluamide), even if you have been vaccinated against the disease.

Travel is an enriching experience that broadens horizons and fosters cultural understanding. By ensuring you have the yellow fever vaccine, you can freely explore a wider range of destinations without facing travel restrictions or the fear of contracting this potentially life-threatening disease. Protecting yourself allows you to embark on memorable adventures with peace of mind.

The yellow fever vaccine is not just a bureaucratic formality; it is a vital shield against a potentially fatal disease. By obtaining the yellow fever vaccine, you protect yourself, your loved ones, and the communities you visit from the risks of infection and contribute to the global efforts in preventing outbreaks. Prioritizing your health by getting vaccinated ensures that you can explore the world confidently, embracing new cultures and experiences without compromising your well-being.


Why you need it


Want to know about the Travel Vaccinations?

It’s important to prevent mosquito bites even if you’ve had the vaccine by wearing loose clothing that covers all your skin, using DEET insect repellent, using mosquito nets, and keeping the fan and AC running while sleeping.

Get the vaccine at least 10 days before departing for it to take effect.

The Yellow fever vaccination provides life-long protection.

The jab is not administered for free on the NHS, and it is only available from registered yellow fever vaccination centres – like Village Pharmacy in Charlton

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Additional Information

Additional information for Yellow Fever Vaccine coming soon….

Book now for your vaccinations at Village Pharmacy!

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