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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What happens behind the scenes when a EU covid vaccine certificate gets scanned?

There is a QR code which I think gets translated into an ID and that ID gets checked how? 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'...
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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 ...