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Travel Vaccinations

on 29 October 2017

If you're planning to travel outside the country, you may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases found in other parts of the world.

Especially if you are visiting developing countries or rural areas. These risks depend on a number of things including:

Many vaccine-preventable diseases that have become rare in the United States, such as measles and pertussis, are still common in other parts of the world. Certain activities, such as attending crowded events, can increase the spread of infectious disease. No matter where you plan to go, you should get recommended vaccines to lower the chances for getting and spreading disease.

Common Travel Vaccines from WHO