Travel vaccinations for Asia

Travel vaccinations for Asia​

Asia includes a vast ranges of cultures throughout it’s many countries. India offers travellers bustling cities, beautiful wilderness and temples of worship to more than a 300 million Gods. Hugely popular with travellers, Thailand, the land of smiles, and it’s neighbours Laos and Cambodia, are full of excitment, history and friendly locals. Japan, is the ideal East-meets-West, with high tech cities and modern conveniences alongside a culture strengthened through many years of being cut off from outsiders.

RECOMMENDED TRAVEL VACCINES FOR ASIA

ALL TRAVELLERS SOME TRAVELLERS COURSE*
DIPHTHERIA  width= Anytime before travel
1 dose
HEPATITIS A  width= 2 weeks before travel
1 dose
CHOLERA  width= 6 weeks before travel
2 doses
HEPATITIS B  width= 3 weeks before travel
3 doses
JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS  width= 3 months before travel
2 doses
MMR  width= 1 month before travel
2 doses
POLIO  width= Anytime before travel
1 dose
RABIES   width= 4 weeks before travel
3 doses
TETANUS   width= Anytime before travel
1 dose
TICK BORNE ENCEPHALITIS   width= 3 months before travel
2 doses
TYPHOID   width= 2 weeks before travel
1 dose
YELLOW FEVER   width= 10 days before travel
1 dose

*Vaccination schedules are approximate and are calculated based on the first dose. Schedules are subject to change depending on your individual needs and will be discussed in your appointment. These are the minimum times required to complete courses or for vaccines to become fully effective. You can always start your course of vaccinations earlier than stated, as vaccines work best when your body has time to process them. Your Travel Nurse will discuss any health implications in your appointment

YELLOW FEVER IN ASIA

There is no risk of Yellow Fever in Asia.

Some countries require arriving travellers to have certification of immunisation for Yellow Fever.

MALARIA RISK IN ASIA

Malaria is present in many countries in Asia.

There is no vaccination for Malaria, we recommend you have a consultation with our expert Travel Nurses to talk through your Antimalarial medication options for specific countries.

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