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This vast and varied continent presents a huge range of health considerations, and we cannot stress enough that you should investigate and assess the risks for you specific destination or itinerary.
There is a strong risk of Malaria throughout southern Asia, but no risk at all in the mountainous areas and northern nations such as Kazakhstan or indeed, northern China.
Vaccination against Hepatitis A, Tetanus and Typhoid is recommended for just about
all Asian destinations (with the exception of Japan), and Cholera, Diptheria, Hepatitis
B, Japanese B Encephalitis Rabies and Tick-
A certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever is required by most Asian countries for those having travelled from an infected region.
The advice given here assumes that primary courses have been received, i.e. diphtheria, tetanus and polio given during childhood. If this is not the case, please let us know during your consultation.
Please note that this article is for general guidance and information only and should not be used as a definitive guide for your destination or itinerary. Medicentre has used all reasonable care in compiling the information but makes no warranty whatsoever as to its accuracy or suitability. Specific health and vaccination advice concerning your journey will be provided during your consultation at a Medicentre.