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Travel Vaccines

If you’re planning a trip to Asia, Africa, South America, or any developing countries, you may require vaccination against tropical diseases.
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Be sure to check whether you need any vaccines at least six weeks before your departure date, as some vaccines require more than one dose.

Cholera / Traveller's Diarrhea

Recommended if:

  • You visit rural areas with limited access to potable water or where it may not be easy to apply recommended hygiene measures 
  • You are at risk of complications due to any health issues you have

Japanese Encephalitis

Recommended if:

  • You are planning a trip to a rural area of Southwest Asia in the summer or fall, or to Southeast Asia any time of year, especially during monsoon season 

Yellow Fever

Recommended if:

  • You are planning a trip to Africa or South America 
  • You may require proof of vaccination to enter a country 
     

Typhoid

Recommended if:

  • You are planning a trip to Asia
  • You are planning a trip to Africa, the Middle East, or Latin America (especially for long-term stays), where you will visit rural areas or be in close contact with the local population 
     

Rabies

Recommended if:

  • You could be in contact with bats 
  • You plan to work abroad, and your job involves contact with animals (e.g., animal conservation agent or volunteer in an animal shelter)

Hepatitis A & B

Recommended if:

  • You will be visiting rural areas with limited access to potable water or where it may not be easy to apply recommended hygiene measures or health standards
  • You will engage in activities that place you at risk of infection

For specific vaccination information based on your destination, consult our destination database.

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