Travellers Vaccinations An Indian Perspective

  • Akanksha Rathi Assistant Professor, Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar Medical College & Hospital, Delhi
  • Saurabh Sharma Private Healthcare Consultant, New Delhi

Abstract

People travel all the time, for work, for pleasure, for treatment, for learning, for teaching or just like that.They unknowingly expose themselves to the unseen threat of disease and morbidity of the foreign land.When in India, one thing needs to be taken care of Vaccine preventable Diseases (VPDs). India is home to various life-threatening but easily preventable diseases like cholera, typhoid, rabies, influenza, hepatitis and tetanus. One must make sure that their immunization is up to date and required vaccinations are received at least a couple of weeks before travelling.

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Published
2017-10-30
Section
Review Article