If you are planning to travel outside of the US, you may be required to get vaccinated against serious diseases that could be found in other parts of the world. There are some countries that need proof of vaccination when you enter or before leaving the country.
Some vaccines need to be administered in advance so your body can develop immunity, while some vaccines need to be given in doses over a few weeks or months.
Common vaccines required for travel include:
- Yellow Fever (YF-Vax)
- Cholera (Vaxchora)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese Encephalitis
- HPV / Cervical Cancer