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What shots should I get if I have never gotten a vaccination before & I want to travel to a 3rd world country ?
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree
In brief: CDC.GOV
For the most complete and up to date information go to the centers for disease control website at cdc.
Gov. There is a link on the website for travelers to all parts of the world.

In brief: CDC.GOV
For the most complete and up to date information go to the centers for disease control website at cdc.
Gov. There is a link on the website for travelers to all parts of the world.
Dr. Scott Katz
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David Miller
Here's the link to the CDC travel site. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm Bon voyage!
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
Travel Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: It depends!
Choosing your immunizations for international travel can be complex: where you're going (which countries & in which order), how long you're staying (days, weeks, months?), what you'll be doing (rafting, safari, luxury?), what season, and of course, your medical history, and very importantly, personal feelings about risk (and budget).
See a travel medicine expert! find one at www.Istm.Org.

In brief: It depends!
Choosing your immunizations for international travel can be complex: where you're going (which countries & in which order), how long you're staying (days, weeks, months?), what you'll be doing (rafting, safari, luxury?), what season, and of course, your medical history, and very importantly, personal feelings about risk (and budget).
See a travel medicine expert! find one at www.Istm.Org.
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many are recommended
Travel shots are vaccines that aren't routinely given to people but are given to those who will travel to developing countries that lack high standards of medical care.
The meaning of travel shots have been expanded to include shots that are routinely given, such as vaccines for hepatitis a, hepatitis b, measles, influenza, etc... The cdc.Gov website is a good resource on travel shots.

In brief: Many are recommended
Travel shots are vaccines that aren't routinely given to people but are given to those who will travel to developing countries that lack high standards of medical care.
The meaning of travel shots have been expanded to include shots that are routinely given, such as vaccines for hepatitis a, hepatitis b, measles, influenza, etc... The cdc.Gov website is a good resource on travel shots.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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