Ranchi: Brace yourselves, as the health department of Jharkhand has announced the imminent launch of yellow fever vaccination in Ranchi. This proactive step aims to safeguard individuals planning to travel to countries where yellow fever is prevalent. Known as a viral disease transmitted through mosquito bites, yellow fever can lead to various severe symptoms such as fever, jaundice, bleeding, and even organ failure. Without proper treatment, it can be fatal.
In preparation for this crucial initiative, the health department has successfully procured 10,000 doses of the yellow fever vaccine from the central government. The vaccine will be conveniently administered at the esteemed international vaccination center located at Sadar Hospital in Ranchi. The best part? This vaccination will be provided free of charge to those who possess a valid passport and visa, enabling them to embark on their journeys to yellow fever-affected nations.
Recognizing the importance of holistic protection, the health department has also released an advisory urging travelers to take preventative measures against mosquito bites. Additionally, they are encouraged to carry a yellow fever vaccination certificate while venturing abroad. It’s important to note that this certificate holds validity for an impressive 10 years from the date of vaccination, providing long-lasting peace of mind.
Furthermore, the health department extends a sincere appeal to the public, encouraging them to promptly report any potential symptoms of yellow fever to the nearest health facility. By doing so, individuals can play an active role in safeguarding the health and well-being of the community.
Don’t miss out on this groundbreaking initiative! Stay informed, protected, and make the most of your travel experiences while prioritizing your health and safety. Yellow fever vaccination is just a step away, ensuring your peace of mind as you embark on exciting adventures to destinations worldwide.