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Do i need to take typhoid and mefloquine to go to dominican republic?

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Dr. Mitchell Blass
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: The best resources I have found for travel related information is the cdc and a website called travax.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dominican Republic: See: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/dominican-republic. Currently antimalarial drugs are only recommended in particular situations. Typhoid is recommended for most people. Have you had Have you had diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine, Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, polio vaccine, flu shot & Hepatitis A vaccines?

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