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Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

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Kampala, Uganda
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Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

Hi,

Would i need a yellow fever vaccination certificate if travelling from Kampala to zanzibar by Bus?

please help.

Thanx,

640spk2013

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Maryland, USA
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1. Re: Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

Yes. Tanzania requires proof of jab of those coming from countries with risk of YF and Uganda is one.

Mombasa, Kenya
posts: 607
2. Re: Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

Tanzania requires yellow fever vaccination regardless of where one comes from. So yes, you will need it if you are going to Zanzibar. You would still have to take a ferry to reach Zanzibar on the last leg of your journey.

Enjoy your trip!

Larissa

Tijara Beach Hotel

Maryland, USA
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3. Re: Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

Presently,Tanzania is not requiring proof of yellow fever vaccination from everyone. They do require the certificate from those coming from a country with a risk of yellow fever. Passengers coming from Amsterdam to Tanzania have reported for months now that they have not been asked for the certificate up on arrival.

Mombasa, Kenya
posts: 607
4. Re: Do i need vaccination for yellow fever if from Uganda to zan

Steve, thank you. You are right! The rule has changed it seems last year or in 2011. However, as you said in post #1 YF is still required coming from UG.

Larissa

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