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Travel immunizations & vaccinations
Travel Medicine admin August 19, 2021
Travel immunizations / vaccinations

Certain health conditions can dramatically increase a traveller’s risk. If you are pregnant or have a chronic medical condition (i.e.: allergies, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, etc.) be sure to consult a health care professional prior to departure.

travel immunizations / vaccinations
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Travel immunizations / vaccinations

Immunizations protect individuals against some of the diseases to which the general population is exposed. These diseases are unique to the operations of a particular worksite, for example following trauma – specifically tetanus – and diseases which may be prevalent in foreign countries.

TRAVEL IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION
What immunizations do I need?
There are three types of immunizations: routine, required, and recommended.

All adults should update these routine immunizations every 10 years, even if they do not plan to travel:

Tetanus and Diphtheria

Some countries will require proof of these immunizations before entry:

Yellow fever

Meningococcal

Depending on your itinerary, planned activities and current health status, your health care professional may recommend one or more of these immunizations:

Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Influenza
Japanese Encephalitis
Measles
Meningococcal
Poliomyelitis
Rabies
Rubella(German Measles)
Typhoid
Yellow Fever