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I plan on traveling to vietnam this coming january, what vaccines, if any should I plan on getting?
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Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
Travelers often assume that vaccine recommendations are based on destination country alone.
They are not, and the decision making is more complicated. Where you are going, when you're going, how long your going, and what you're doing all factor in, along with your health history as well as personal perspective on risk. I recommend speaking to a travel medicine provider to discuss (www.Istm.Org).

In brief: It depends
Travelers often assume that vaccine recommendations are based on destination country alone.
They are not, and the decision making is more complicated. Where you are going, when you're going, how long your going, and what you're doing all factor in, along with your health history as well as personal perspective on risk. I recommend speaking to a travel medicine provider to discuss (www.Istm.Org).
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: All routine PLUS few
All routine vaccines plus, hepatitis a and typhoid vaccines.
Plus japanese encephalitis if going to rural areas as well as rabies if going to rural areas. You may also need malaria precautions depending on where you are going. Go to the cdc.Gov travel site and cross check where you are going.

In brief: All routine PLUS few
All routine vaccines plus, hepatitis a and typhoid vaccines.
Plus japanese encephalitis if going to rural areas as well as rabies if going to rural areas. You may also need malaria precautions depending on where you are going. Go to the cdc.Gov travel site and cross check where you are going.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Check with CDC
Check these sites: for vaccines: http://www.
Travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1060.Html for travel info: http://www.Travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1060.Html your primary care doctor might be ale to give all of the vaccines... If not call your local health department. It will be expensive but less expensive if you get sick!

In brief: Check with CDC
Check these sites: for vaccines: http://www.
Travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1060.Html for travel info: http://www.Travel.State.Gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1060.Html your primary care doctor might be ale to give all of the vaccines... If not call your local health department. It will be expensive but less expensive if you get sick!
Dr. Patrick Melder
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