Lack of Interference by Zoster Vaccine With the Immune Response to Yellow Fever Vaccine


David M. Stier, MD, Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 101 Grove Street Room 204, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA. E-mail:


Concerns exist about the serologic response to yellow fever (YF) vaccine when given within 28 days of another live virus vaccine. We report the case of a healthy adult who received 17D YF vaccine 21 days following administration of another live viral vaccine, and developed a protective level of immunity against YF virus.