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Guidelines on clinical procedures

International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP)

07 Jun 2016

Information relating to use of the ICVP for yellow fever vaccination Read more

Vaccination: special circumstances

Infants under 9 months of age

14 Jun 2016

The risk of yellow fever vaccine-associated encephalitis is higher in infants under nine months of age Read more

Guidelines on clinical procedures

Record keeping and consent

19 Jan 2016

Guidelines for best practice in record keeping for health professionals working at the YFVC Read more

Vaccination: special circumstances

Febrile illness

14 Jun 2016

General vaccine guidance from Public Health England states that minor illnesses without fever or systemic upset are not valid reasons to postpone immunisation Read more

Vaccination: adverse events

Management and reporting adverse events

22 Jun 2016

Information on management and reporting of suspected adverse events following YF vaccination Read more

Vaccination: special circumstances

Individuals aged 60 years and older

14 Jun 2016

Age alone is not considered a contraindication to YF vaccination, and vaccination can be given to those aged 60 years and older following risk assessment and as long as certain precautions are observed Read more