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South Africa tip. Do kids need vaccination?

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Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: CDC travel

Aside from routine childhood immunization, check your travel destination at the cdc traveler's health site for specifice recommendations.
www.cdc.gov/travel.

In brief: CDC travel

Aside from routine childhood immunization, check your travel destination at the cdc traveler's health site for specifice recommendations.
www.cdc.gov/travel.
Dr. Jenny Sung
Dr. Jenny Sung
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Dr. Michael Oehley
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes they do

As per CDC guidelines it is recommended that your children have all their routine childhood vaccinations AND have at least hepatitis A and typhoid vaccinations prior to travel to S Africa.
I would also recommend you consider vaccination against rabies, as it is prevalent in dogs, monkeys and other biting mammals. This disease is 100% fatal when contracted, and is vaccine preventable. See your doc!

In brief: Yes they do

As per CDC guidelines it is recommended that your children have all their routine childhood vaccinations AND have at least hepatitis A and typhoid vaccinations prior to travel to S Africa.
I would also recommend you consider vaccination against rabies, as it is prevalent in dogs, monkeys and other biting mammals. This disease is 100% fatal when contracted, and is vaccine preventable. See your doc!
Dr. Michael Oehley
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Some vaccines are

required. REF: https://wwwnc.
cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/south-africa

In brief: Some vaccines are

required. REF: https://wwwnc.
cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/south-africa
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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