Incidence of Yellow Fever Vaccine-Associated Neurotropic Disease: Meningitis and Meningoencephalitis in Adults Within 30 Days of Vaccine Administration

Barry, Michele; Blackburn, Brian G.
February 2010
Travel Medicine Advisor;Feb2010, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p9
The article presents a retrospective study of meningitis and meningoencephalitis cases that resulted in a 30-day hospitalization after yellow fever (YF) vaccination between 2000 to 2008. Details of the four neurological cases of YF vaccine-associated hospitalization are presented. It also states that aseptic meningitis, along with encephalitis, should now be considered a defining neurological adverse event caused by YF vaccination.


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