Bolivia requires travelers to port a yellow fever vaccination card or immunization certificate. You should get a yellow fever vaccine 10-14 days before you travel to Bolivia. Yellow fever and malaria are not the same disease, although both are caused by mosquitos. The following are some similarities and differences between these two diseases.SIMILARITIES:
1. Both diseases are transmitted by infected mosquitoes.
2. Neither disease can be passed on from one human to another. DIFFERENCES:
1. Yellow fever is cased by a virus while malaria is caused by a plasmodic genus.
2. Yellow fever symptoms appear within 7-30 days after being bitten while malaria symptoms appear within 3-6 days.
3. Yellow fever causes about 200,000 deaths per year. Malaria affects about 400 million.
4. There is a yellow fever vaccine. A single dose can protect you for up to 10 years. There is no vaccine that cures malaria.
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