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Yellow Fever Vaccine Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Mar 14, 2023.

Usual Adult Dose for Yellow Fever Prophylaxis

0.5 mL subcutaneously


Usual Pediatric Dose for Yellow Fever Prophylaxis

9 months and older: 0.5 mL subcutaneously

Under 9 months: Contraindicated


Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Dose Adjustments


Administer the following successive doses subcutaneously at 15 to 20 minute intervals:
First: 0.05 mL of 1:10 dilution
Second: 0.05 mL of full strength
Third: 0.1 mL of full strength
Fourth: 0.15 mL of full strength
Fifth: 0.2 mL of full strength



Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 9 months.

For further discussion on use of yellow fever vaccine during pregnancy and for documentation of a protective immune response to vaccine where it is deemed essential, contact the CDC at 1-970-221-6400.

To report suspected adverse reactions, contact the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) at:

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


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