Travel Vaccinations

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Description

Hepatitis A is mainly spread via contaminated food and water. It can be found world wide . Those at higher risk include travellers visiting friends and relatives, long term travellers and those exposed to conditions of poor sanitation.

Children aged 6 and under often have very mild symptoms, the disease is more severe in adults.

Symptoms include tiredness, lack of appetite, sickness and high temperature, followed by jaundice. Recovery is usually within a month but some people can go on to develop on going liver problems.


The vaccine is an inactivated vaccine.

1 dose of Hepatitis A vaccine gives 12 months protection. A booster dose given after 6-12 months gives at least 25 years protection.

It can be combined with Hepatitis B vaccine.

It can be combined with Typhoid Vaccine.

 


1 dose of Hepatitis A vaccine gives 12 months protection. A booster dose given after 6-12 months gives at least 25 years protection.

 

 


Injection site reaction,

Headache, fever, tiredness, nausea


Applicable Countries

  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Australasia & Pacific
  • Caribbean
  • Central America
  • Europe
  • South America

Course/Dosage

dose

Price Per Dose

£60

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