Is YF-Vax FDA approved?

Sanofi Pasteur announced they expect the YF-VAX® (Yellow Fever Vaccine) to become available in the USA by the end of 2018.

Is Sanofi working on a Covid vaccine?

Paris, February 23, 2022. Sanofi and GSK today announce that they intend to submit data from both their booster and Phase 3 efficacy trials as the basis for regulatory applications for a COVID-19 vaccine.

What type of vaccine is YF-Vax?

YF-VAX®, Yellow Fever Vaccine, for subcutaneous use, is prepared by culturing the 17D-204 strain of yellow fever virus in living avian leukosis virus-free (ALV-free) chicken embryos. The vaccine contains sorbitol and gelatin as a stabilizer, is lyophilized, and is hermetically sealed under nitrogen.

Who manufactures yellow fever vaccine?

U.S. Yellow Fever Vaccine Access Sanofi Pasteur, the manufacturer of the only yellow fever vaccine (YF-Vax) licensed in the United States, expects to provide an update on the return to supply of YF-Vax in June 2021. Yellow fever vaccine is a live-attenuated virus vaccine that has been available since the 1930s.

How do I get a yellow fever vaccine in the US?

April 5, 2021: Sanofi Pasteur announced that YF-VAX is once again available for purchase in the United States. Providers with a current Yellow Fever Vaccination Stamp issued by their state or territorial health department may now order YF-VAX from the manufacturer.

What are the side effects of yellow fever vaccine?

Reactions to yellow fever vaccine are generally mild and include headaches, muscle aches, and low-grade fevers. Rarely, people develop severe, sometimes life-threatening reactions to the yellow fever vaccine, including: Allergic reaction, including difficulty breathing or swallowing (anaphylaxis)

How is YF VAX made?

What is the yellow fever vaccine called?

A yellow fever vaccine called Stamaril® is available to protect you against yellow fever. In addition, certain countries require you to produce a yellow fever certificate to enter the country.

How is YF-Vax made?

Do I need yellow fever vaccine for USA?

Yellow fever is not found in the United States — and thanks to the vaccine, travelers rarely get the disease. The yellow fever vaccine is only recommended for people living in or traveling to places where yellow fever is a risk — or for people who work in labs studying the virus.