Tips For Vaccine And Immunisation For Your Travel

Posted on: March 27th, 2014 by Adrian No Comments

What Every Traveler Need To Know About Vaccine And Immunisation

The best moments during your travel is the opportunity to interact with the locals, enjoy the local street food and to take the path less traveled. These days, traveling is relatively inexpensive and we get the chance to experience more of the world than ever before.

The seasoned traveler will tell you that your journey should start with a trip to your doctor for vaccine and immunisation. It is said that people who travel overseas have a 50% chance of suffering a travel-related illness. Most are minor cases and to some extend it depends on where you are going. But even if you end up staying at a 5 star resort during your vacation, staying safe and healthy is the smart choice.

Before your travel, get more information about travel health tips from this Vaccine Hub Immunisation Resource at

Vaccine And Immunisation Against Common Infectious Diseases In South East Asia

If you are traveling in developing countries, water-borne diseases such as hepatitis A, typhoid fever, cholera and travellers’ diarrhoea can be transmitted by contaminated food and water. When they say it is something in the water, it really can be the cause of infection.

Preventing Water-borne Infection
In most cases, these can be prevented by making sure you drink purified or bottled water and make sure the food you eat is thoroughly cooked and served hot. You can also avoid ice in your drinks and eating from the road side stalls.

Admittedly, playing it safe is going to take away the fun of experiencing the delicious street food. As for the tropical climate, cold fluids on a hot day is considered an essential. But you can still enjoy eating out as long as you can see the way the food is prepared and handled.

Preventing Insect-borne Diseases
Most people come to Sabah to enjoy the nature and nature being what it is means getting close to insects. Malaria and Dengue fever are caused by mosquito bites. So the best thing to do is to make sure you use insect repellent. What I always tell people is to not feed the mosquitoes.

Get Up To Date Information At The Vaccine Hub

For the most part, traveling and experiencing the local culture is quite safe. Going on an adventure always carry with it some element of risk. As long as you take the right precautions, it is all we can do. Do find out about immunisation before you travel. has good information and a really useful travel map you can use. The travel map provides recommended vaccines to the country you are traveling to. All you do is click on the country on the map and it will show you the information you need.

I do have a question though – Why isn’t Singapore and Malaysia on the travel map? It just seemed a little odd to me.

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