When travelling, you may be at risk for a number of vaccine preventable illnesses. Over time, the protection provided through vaccination against many illnesses may decrease. Your risk of getting certain diseases may also increase.

You should consult a health care provider or visit a travel health clinic preferably six weeks before you travel. This provides an opportunity to:

Additional vaccines may be recommended depending on your age, planned travel activities and local conditions. Remember that preventing disease through vaccination is a lifelong process.

What vaccines may be recommended?

You can find general health information, including what vaccine may be recommended for your trip, by consulting the country travel advice and advisories for your destination(s). 

Your health care provider may recommend that you get vaccinated against one or more of these diseases prior to travel:

What vaccines may be required?

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