Travel vaccination: an update
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Travel vaccination: an update

Jeannett Martin Director Clinical Leadership, Lewisham PCT

Foreign tourism and travel are increasing in popularity with more than eight million visits being made to developing countries annually (ONS 2004). In this article, Jeannett Martin outlines the vaccine-preventable diseases associated with foreign travel and discusses routine vaccination, required-for-entry vaccines and recommended vaccines.

Primary Health Care. 15, 5,43-50. doi: 10.7748/phc2005.06.15.5.43.c591

Published in print: 01 June 2005