Questions tagged [vaccinations]

Questions about vaccinations, treatment with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease. For questions about going to countries where vaccines are required and how to get one.

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Do you need to have had a vaccine within the last 9 months to go to Spain?

Recently, I’ve heard that you need to have had any vaccine within the last 9 months to get into Spain. Is this true? If you leave Spain and haven’t had a vaccine in the last 9 months, can you get back ...
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UK Covid Pass "expires" during holiday in Spain

I have my travel COVID pass, which I will use on entry to Spain to prove Ive been vaccinated and boosted. However the "Valid Until" Expires during my stay. Does any one know if this is a ...
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Covid test requirements for teens/children, when crossing by land into the US from Mexico

In November 2021 the US/Mexico border re-opened for fully vaccinated non-essential travelers. According to this page there is no testing requirement if crossing into the US by land. However, the &...
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Vaccination card in WA, U.S. for a person fully vaccinated abroad [duplicate]

My mother arrived today in WA, U.S. from Uzbekistan on an immigrant visa. She already had had 3 doses of Covid-19 vaccine (manufactured in China) in Uzbekistan before she got her U.S. visa. She had ...
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How to get a physical vaccine certificate in Germany for international travel?

I need to travel from Germany to a country outside of the EU, where the CovPass code is not accepted. Additionally, when I export my vaccination certificate from the app into a PDF, it is mostly in ...
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How to show proof of vaccination for attractions/restaurants as a Canadian in New York City?

My boyfriend and I are trying to replan a cancelled NYC trip for next April. We're both double Pfizer vaxxed and have all our cards and Canadian federal QR code. Based on my research, I'm confident we'...
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For countries requiring vaccination (especially USA) is there any allowance for an antibodies test, demonstrating natural immunity?

Just as the question says: if someone has had covid, and has had a test demonstrating a high number of antibodies (for example, this test) and therefore immunity, is there any way to use this in lieu ...
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COVID-19 - Travelling to the UK with two doses of an un-approved vaccine and one approved booster dose

A family member, who's not a UK resident or a British national, is planning to come visit me in the UK in January. He's been given two doses of Sputnik and one booster jab of Oxford-AstraZeneca. ...
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Is the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine accepted for traveling in Schengen?

I am traveling to Schengen countries] for Christmas and New Year, from Pakistan. I am vaccinated with two doses of Sinovac. Is it accepted by Schengen countries, like Spain, Italy, Germany, France and ...
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As a Swedish traveller travelling to the USA, what and when will I need to provide to prove that I'm fully vaccinated and tested?

I will be travelling from Sweden directly to the USA under the current travel restrictions. I understand that at the moment, this requires you to be fully vaccinated. What's not clear however is how I ...
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Documentation of a Covid booster shot for travel

I'm eligible for a booster shot in the US. Currently documentation here is a mess: You get the CDC health card, which anyone can photoshop in 20 minutes. Most of the documentation is done by the ...
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Is it possible to get vaccinated while being in Belgium as a foreign student?

I am a Russian citizen who plans to spend some time for a research trip in Belgium in spring 2022. I know that study visas are being issued, but, as I am locally vaccinated and thus without an EU-...
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Travel to Canada by car. Vaccine requirements for 13 and under?

We are US citizens family of five. Both me and my wife have been vaccinated for covid 19 with pfizer. We can bring proof via our vaccine cards showing both doses. I have three children a 13 year old,...
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Can someone unvaccinated travel from the UK to France via Switzerland?

Currently you need to be fully vaccinated to travel from the UK to France as the UK is on France’s Amber list. If you’re travelling from Switzerland however, you do not need to be vaccinated as ...
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How do I get an EU digital certificate for a negative PCR test while on business in Spain?

I am due to fly from Spain to Belgium where I will then go overland to my home in northern France, returning from a business trip. I am unvaccinated and have tested negative (PCR) on two occasions: ...
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How can I get EU Digital COVID Certificate?

I was vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Uzbekistan. I have a vaccination certificate. The vaccination certificate is accepted by Hungary and currently, I am studying in Hungary. Is it possible to get EU ...
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UK day two test switchover date?

Relevant tweet: https://twitter.com/grantshapps/status/1438890006437847043?lang=en TRAVEL UPDATE🔊: we’re making testing easier for travel 🧳💉 From Mon 4 Oct, if you’re fully vax you won’t need a ...
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Does it matter where I was vaccinated to enter Greece?

I was vaccinated in Australia, but I have been issued also with an Italian EU green pass attesting to my vaccination. I'm filling out the Greece passenger locator form right now and it's asking me ...
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What happens behind the scenes when a EU COVID-19 vaccine certificate gets scanned?

There is a QR code which I think gets translated into an ID. How does that ID get checked? Is there a request to a common EU database with Switzerland and UK?
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Does Canada accept the EU covid certificate as a proof of vaccination?

For entering Canada by air you need to show proof of Covid vaccination in print, and also upload it to the ArriveCAN app. The requirements for that proof are delightfully vague: "a photo or PDF ...
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Smart Health Card proof of vaccination: is anyone accepting it for travel?

I got my Covid shot at CVS (which is the largest pharmacy chain in the USA) and they issued a vaccination certificate with a QR code on it. However, no regular program seems to be able to read that ...
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Official COVID vaccination documentation from the USA

I'll be traveling to Ukraine next week. One of the requirements for traveling to Ukraine are negative result of PCR test for COVID-19 (validity 72 hours); or a document confirming the receipt of a ...
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What happens if someone arrives in England with the wrong Covid-19 tests booked?

If a person arrives in England by plane and they do not have the correct combination of Covid-19 PCR tests booked, what happens? Will they be given a chance to book the correct tests, and be allowed ...
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Various covid certificates for vaccinations done in Canada

I got vaccinated in Ontario, Canada and received a pdf certificate of my vaccines from Ontario Health. So how do these pdf work towards creating a, EU vaccination certificate, for instance? Anyone ...
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When is "2 weeks from the vaccination dose" complete for entry to France?

According to Entry requirements - France travel advice - GOV.UK: “Fully vaccinated” is defined by the completion of a vaccination schedule, specifically: 2 weeks after the second dose of Pfizer, ...
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I can't enter Croatia with my EU Digital COVID Certificate

I already had COVID back in January, and therefore I got my EU Digital COVID Certificate, that is valid until end 27.07.2021. As I live in Austria and already had COVID, I should get only one dose of ...
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Are there still NYC popup vaccination sites for tourists? If so, where?

I'll be traveling to NYC from abroad in a few weeks and am currently unvaccinated (I'm not a US citizen or resident, but I've already checked and will be able to enter the country). I've read many ...
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Is it possible to generate a PDF version of an EU Digital COVID Vaccination Certificate?

I obtained a complete COVID-19 vaccine series at a doctors office in Germany. The doctor recorded the immunizations in my yellow International Certificate of Vaccination booklet. I was then able to ...
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Can I interrupt quarantine to go get the 2nd dose of the vaccine after coming back from an amber list-country?

From here I read If you have been in a country or territory on the: [...] amber list - you must quarantine in the place you’re staying and take 2 COVID-19 tests This makes me think I can't leave ...
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Are duplicate Greek PLFs required to provide accurate vaccination information?

I was trying to fill in the Greek PLF for entry into the country tomorrow. Now, I noticed that despite the form asking for the number of people in my household, it did not give me any options to enter ...
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Could I go to another country to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in time for an event?

I've got an event in the US that I'm going to, the only problem is that I would need to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This raises a problem as I live in the UK and I'm under 18, so the vaccine isn't ...
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How to get Chinese vaccines in Europe

I'm a Norwegian citizen who wants to travel to China for work-related reasons. I have taken the Pfizer vaccine, but it is currently not recognized by China. The only way to get a work visa in China ...
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Travel To France from UK via Eurotunnel after June 9th [closed]

UK citizens (ourselves included) will be looking to use the Eurotunnel after June 9th when France says it will allow open travel. Will the NHS App (with vaccination status) allow entry to France ...
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Right now (mid-May 2021), do vaccinated travelers coming from a COVID "risk area" are required to stay in quarantine when visiting Germany?

I would like to visit Germany (departure from Romania, time ~ end of August) and I am trying to understand if I can do that without the need to stay in quarantine. According to Robert Koch Institut ...
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What are my options for getting a digital vaccine passport in the USA?

Related: Can I convert the CDC vaccination card issued for COVID into an International Certificate of Vaccination? I finally got my second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine in the USA. I received my white ...
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Can I re-enter the US by air without needing a Covid test if I've had the vaccine?

Just like the question asks, can I re-enter the USA without a Covid test if I've had the vaccine? Or will this be up to the airline to check? If so, it's American Airlines. Any anecdotal experience or ...
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Sputnik V vaccine for non-Russians

As more Russian citizens are vaccinated and the country ramps up its production, is there any possibility that Sputnik V will become available for those traveling to Russia? Or, as an alternative, ...
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Where in the world can I travel with a COVID vaccine passport?

My grandparents got their vaccine shots recently and according to government authorities I should get mine by June at the latest. Where in the world can I travel with a "vaccination passport"...
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In Moscow, who can be inoculated with the Sputnik V vaccine? [closed]

On German TV, there are reports that in the shopping mall GUM (ГУМ) in central Moscow anyone who walks in and shows a passport can be inoculated with the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19. ...
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Where can I find the official yellow fever vaccination requirements to transit Panama?

I will be traveling from Ecuador to the United States with a short airport-only stopover in Panama (not passing immigration). I will not be in any areas with a risk of yellow fever transmission, and ...
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Do I need a meningitis-C vaccination for Ireland?

I am due to fly from Delhi to Dublin, Ireland on the 14th of September 2019, with a layover in Istanbul. Do I need Meningitis-C Vaccination?
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Are there vaccines requirements to travel from the USA to Laos?

I am going to Laos soon traveling from USA. Is vaccine required when visit Laos? If it's not required then I don't plan to get it unless it is requirement to enter Laos.
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What are the recommended vaccines for travel to Thailand?

I think i'll be staying in Chiang Mai, Phuket and Bangkok. I'm from the UK.
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Are there less expensive sources for yellow-fever vaccinations?

For a trip to South America in June, we will need yellow-fever vaccination. The travel clinics and doctor’s offices we tried claim there is a shortage on yellow-fever vaccine, and therefore the prices ...
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Is the rabies vaccine available in India?

In my travel plans to north India I have low risk profile for rabies an do not plan to get a "pre-exposure" vaccine. However, in case I do get bitten, is the rabies vaccine available in India?
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Which vaccines are important take when traveling to the United States?

Which vaccines are important take when traveling to the United States? Does each state have different vaccines?
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Should I still try to get vaccinated for Thailand?

I'm afraid I dropped the ball completely when it comes to getting vaccinations for my trip. I am leaving to Thailand in one week for an eight-day stay and completely forgot to get my necessary ...
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Is it necessary to take a malaria prophylaxis or at least a stand-by vaccination to visit Zanzibar?

I will be traveling to Zanzibar in September for 10 days. I already have the Yellow Fever vaccination. Is it necessary to take a malaria prophylaxis or at least a stand-by vaccination? Someone told ...
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Rabies vaccine booster dose in Indonesia?

Is it possible to get a (clean/safe) booster dose injection for a Rabies vaccine in Indonesia, preferably Yogyakarta or somewhere else in Java? And if so, where? Other locations in Indonesia are also ...
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Are the usual TB vaccinations sufficient for the MDR and XDR strains now in Africa?

Today I watched a BBC documentary about the rise of tuberculosis in Africa. Apparently there are drug resistant strains known as MDR (multi-drug resistant) and XDR (extremely drug resistant). If you'...