Where to get yellow fever card in Benin City. See where you can get yellow cards in Benin city, Edo state.
Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus that is spread to humans through bites of an infected mosquito.
Signs & symptoms of yellow fever;
Sudden fever or chills, severe headache, back pain, muscle pain, general body ache, nausea & vomiting.
Severe form of yellow fever disease include;
• High fever
• Jaundice (yellow discoloration
of the eyes and skin)
• Bleeding (especially from the digestive tract), leading to eventual shock and failure of many organs like the kidney and liver.
Because if the deadly nature of yellow fever, many nations in the world now require persons coming into their country to have a yellow fever card (yellow card) as an evidence that they have taken the yellow fever vaccine.
The Nigerian Routine Immunization schedule recommends yellow fever vaccine for children at 9 months of age.
The world health organization recommends yellow fever vaccination for all travellers (with few exceptions) visiting areas where there is risk of yellow fever.
Yellow fever vaccination is mandatory for any traveler who intends to visit any country. This vaccine is recommended for all travelers who are 9 months of age or older and besides, the absence of a yellow fever vaccination.
Where to get yellow fever card in Benin City?
Travelling out? Are you in Benin city and you are looking for where you can get the yellow card and get vaccinated against yellow fever? Don’t worry, I am here to help…. You can get your yellow card in the following medical centres and hospitals in Benin city, Edo state.
1. Laurel Medical Center
Number 7, Ivbiogie Street off Upper Mission Road, Benin City, Edo State
2. University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
3. Central Hospital Benin City, the one the in Sapele Road.
4. Lily Hospital Benin City
5. Military Hospital Benin City
6. Some private hospitals in Benin city
7. Port Health Services, Benin City
8. You can get vaccinated for yellow fever and get a yellow card innmany primary health care centres in Benin City
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