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24 Oct 2006

Effects of yellow fever on pregnancy
Hi

I recently had a yellow fever vaccine (08 September 2006) and i am now I have fallen pregnant (about a month). I would like to know how safe is my foetus.

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Bongs
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01 Jan 0001

This is the CDC recommendation
The safety of yellow fever vaccination during pregnancy has not been established, and the vaccine should be administered only if travel to an endemic area is unavoidable and if an increased risk for exposure exists. Despite the apparent safety of this vaccine, infants born to these women should be monitored closely for evidence of congenital infection and other possible adverse effects resulting from yellow fever vaccination.

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