Notice to Readers: Requirements for Use of a New International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis for Yellow Fever Vaccine

April 2008
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/23/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 16, p1894
Academic Journal
The article reports that the International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) is required for yellow fever vaccine administered beginning December 15, 2007 under the International Health Regulations (IHR) for entry into certain countries. Persons who are vaccinated for yellow fever before this date can use an old certificate until it expires 10 years after the date of vaccination. The updated ICVPs are available to health care providers for order online through the U.S. Government Printing Office web site.


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