Typhoid Vaccine

Typhoid Fever is a bacterial infection caused by ingesting unsafe food or water.  Typhoid fever is common in under-developed countries, travelers to Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America should take precaution.

Vaccination is available in two forms. There are oral capsules, a live vaccine offering 5-year protection, that are taken orally over a course of 7 days. Or an injection form, an inactivated vaccine offering 2-year protection, that is given as a single dose.  Please allow two weeks to build immunity before you depart for your destination.

Typhoid Vaccine Information Statement

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Maps are for illustrative purposes only.  For current information, please consult your travel medical specialist 6-8 weeks before your planned departure.