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When considering travel to other countries, it is recommended that you ensure your vaccinations are up to date. In addition to COVID-19 and Influenza, you may also need vaccines that protect you against Hepatitis A, Typhoid, and Japanese Encephalitis (to name a few). This is particularly important if you plan to travel to some areas in Africa or Asia.
You should always ask your GP or travel doctor about vaccinations before you travel. Ideally you should make an appointment 6 to 12 weeks before you plan to leave Australia as your body needs time to develop full immunity and it may take several doses of a vaccine to become fully protected.
Even if you have been vaccinated previously it is important to speak to the right healthcare professional, as your immunity changes over time. It may may simply be a matter of obtaining a booster shot. So speak to your Doctor about it.
Find out the travel recommendations for your next destination: The Vaccine Hub
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