Have you had the appropriate vaccinations for your holiday

Have you had the appropriate vaccinations for your holiday
Whether you are going somewhere far-flung and exotic or on a budget break in Europe, it’s vital that you protect yourself and your family by getting the required jabs.

Cuba
Get vaccinated against:
Typhoid – 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A – 2 weeks before travel
You may need to be vaccinated against:
Hepatitis B – two months before travel
Diphtheria – three months before travel
Tuberculosis – three months before travel
Rabies – one month before travel

The Bahamas
Get vaccinated against:
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel
You may need to be vaccinated against:
Typhoid – 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel
Diphtheria – three months before travel
Tuberculosis – three months before travel
Hepatitis B – two months before travel

Ibiza
You may need to be vaccinated against:
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel

Corfu
You may need to be vaccinated against:
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel

Australia
You may need to be vaccinated against:
Yellow Fever – Certificate of vaccination may be required 10 days before travel
Japanese B encephalitis – Vaccination sometimes recommended 1 month before travel

Thailand
Get vaccinated against:
Typhoid – 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel
Diphtheria – three months before travel
It is also sometimes recommended that you get vaccinated against:
Tuberculosis – three months before travel
Hepatitis B – two months before travel
Rabies – one month before travel
Yellow Fever – certificate of vaccination may be required
Japanese B encephalitis – one month before travel

India
Get vaccinated against:
Typhoid – 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel
Diphtheria – three months before travel
It is also sometimes recommended that you get vaccinated against:
Tuberculosis – three months before travel
Hepatitis B – two months before travel
Rabies – one month before travel
Yellow Fever – certificate of vaccination may be required
Japanese B encephalitis – one month before travel

China
Get vaccinated against:
Typhoid – 10 days before travel
Hepatitis A – two weeks before travel
Diphtheria – three months before travel
It is also sometimes recommended that you get vaccinated against:
Tuberculosis – three months before travel
Hepatitis B – two months before travel
Rabies – one month before travel
Yellow Fever – 10 days before travel
Japanese B encephalitis

Remember the chances of catching these diseases are usually low as long as all the precautionary methods are taken, but you may want to know what these jabs are actually protecting you against.

Typhoid Fever is a rare but life-threatening illness.
Yellow Fever is a viral disease.
Hepatitis is liver inflammation.
Diphtheria is an upper respiratory tract illness causing fever.
Tuberculosis is a bacterial infection affecting primarily the lungs.
Rabies is a disease of the nervous system which can be fatal.
Meningococcal meningitis is an infection of fluid surrounding the brain and the spinal cord.

As well as making sure you have the relevant vaccinations for the countries you are travelling to, remember to buy the best travel insurance

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