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Need of vaccines?

Kongsberg, Norway
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Need of vaccines?

Hello and thanks to everyone giving light in form of information in this forum.

Is it needed any special vaccines travelling from Europe?

Edited: 4:32 pm, May 02, 2013
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1. Re: Need of vaccines?

Hi There,

Not really, but you should seek advice from your GP.

Regards

Fredericia, Denmark
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2. Re: Need of vaccines?

http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/asia-(east)/sri-lanka.aspx

Hans

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3. Re: Need of vaccines?

Well, the truth is that we are going next week and we did not take any vaccines...we have the typical vaccines that they provide in Europe until you are 18 years old. Can it be risky? very risky?

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4. Re: Need of vaccines?

Yes, VERY risky. See links given. Typhoid and Hep-A are about the minimum to get, and as far as I'm aware the jabs work quickly. Tetanus is a safe extra in case you get anything like even a small scratch of a plant or building on your skin.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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Hello thanks for your reply, I hope that I can take them next week....and that they work already in 1 week...ugggg thanks a lot!

Edited: 2:07 pm, May 03, 2013
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Doc told me that typhoid takes 3weeks to be fully affective... It's only 60-70% effective then. So that's a judgment call for you. Agree re hep A, tetanus etc

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