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Vaccine Information

Immunity information at a glance

Disease No of Doses
(Jabs)
Interval Between
1st & 2nd Dose
Interval Between 2nd & 3rd Dose Onset of
Protection
Duration of
Protection
Yellow Fever

1

After 10 to 14 days

10 years

Typhoid

1

After 10 to 14 days

3 years

Hepatitis A

2

3 to 6 months

After 10 to 14 days

10 years

Immunoglobulin (HNIG)

1

Immediate

3 to 6 months

Diphtheria*

1

Immediate

10 years

Tetanus*

1

Immediate

10 years

Polio*

1

Immediate

10 years

Meningitis

1

After 14 to 21 days

3 to 5 years

Rabies

3

7 days

21 days

2 days after last dose

2 years

Hepatitis B

3

28 days

21 days

2 days after last dose

5 years

Japanese B
Encephalitis

3

7 t...

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Advice for travellers

Advice for travellers – written by Dr Hilary Jones – www.netdoctor.co.uk

Planning your trip

Before you go, make sure you’re aware of the potential dangers of your destination.
Before you book your trip find out about the place you are visiting. What is the climate like? Is it at high altitude? Is it in a war zone? Is malaria endemic in the region? Is the water drinkable?

People often book a holiday to far-flung places on a complete whim – and later wonder why they had to return with a nurse via an air ambulance.

Organise immunisation

Ask your doctor as early as possible about the need for any vaccinations for the countries you are visiting.

If you are backpacking in some rural areas, you may need vaccinations given at different times so give at least eight weeks notice to your doctor s...

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