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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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'...
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Is yellow fever vaccine needed to travel to Europe?

I live in Brazil and I have a scheduled travel to France and Portugal. I've asked on the Portuguese consulate and they told me I wouldn't need the vaccine to enter the country. I didn't ask on the ...
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Required vaccinations for New Zealand

Are there any required vaccines to travel to New Zealand?
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Do official health agencies recommend getting the “Japanese Brain Fever” vaccine for travel to Japan?

I will be spending four weeks in Japan, visiting all of the "main islands" except for Hokkaido. Some of the activities would be hiking across the woods and mountains as well. The vaccine is for "...
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Do I need a vaccine for meningitis to go to Peru?

I'm going to Peru, and maybe Bolivia and Chile, in April. I've been suggested to take a meningitis vaccine. Is it recommended? I come from Europe.
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Vaccinations for Beijing

I'm travelling to Beijing on the 3rd of september. Although China does not require any mandatory vaccinations to visit, It is recommended that I recieve a Hepatitis A vaccination. I have less than 2 ...