Planning a trip abroad? It’s time to check your vaccination schedule before traveling. Travel vaccinations
, also called travel immunizations
, are vaccines that are mainly recommended before visiting certain areas of the world to protect travelers from serious illnesses. Some countries also require a mandatory vaccination certificate before travel.
Administration of a vaccine offers immunity against certain diseases. Travelers should be vaccinated according to the recommended vaccination schedule depending upon their age and health conditions. Types of Travel Vaccines:
- Required Vaccine (vaccines required for entry into certain countries )
- Recommended vaccine (vaccines that are recommended before travel to particular countries or areas depending on risk of country )
- Routine vaccine (basic vaccines used in most national routine programmes)
Use this "Travel vaccination calculator"
to know your vaccination schedule before travel.
Check the vaccines and drug details to protect yourself before planning a trip. Consult a health care provider or visit a travel health clinic preferably 4 weeks before travel.