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Yellow fever vaccination for trip to southern Africa

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We will be arriving at LVI in Zambia and immediately transferring to Zimbabwe. Our time in Zambia will be obviously very short.

We will go to a travel clinic here for the necessary medications and vaccinations but not until August.

In the meantime, I have done research online [CDC website] and it seems that Zambia is the only country that we will visit that has Yellow Fever risk. [along with the 2 mentioned, we will also be in South Africa and Botswana].

We aren't opposed to getting the vaccination, however in doing this research, albeit not a very comprehensive one, it has come to light that the CDC does not recommend a Yellow Fever vaccination for those over 60, which we both are -- so my concern is this-- will we have difficulties crossing borders without this vaccination?

We are going in this direction -- South Africa-> Zambia -> Zimbabwe -> Botswana [Chobe] -> South Africa.

Has anyone had similar situation??

Thanks~

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