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Australia only with vaccination, insurance and repellent

You are going to work, entertainment or fun in the land down under? Then do not forget to inform on possible vaccination. Australia is in terms of infectious diseases relatively safe state, but absolutely zero risk is not.

Among the recommended vaccination for all travelers include those against the following diseases:

Viral hepatitis A.
Vaccination is suitable for people traveling anywhere beyond our borders. In Australia, you can most often become infected due to contaminated hands, contaminated water and food. In addition to vaccination and should follow basic hygiene rules and avoid risky activities, such as the consumption of food in catering facilities of dubious quality.
Viral hepatitis B. Protection against this disease is part of the compulsory vaccination calendar since 2001. Most adult travelers, but most likely did not receive this vaccine, although it is recommended for everyone because the risk of infection with hepatitis B threatens worldwide. Transfer is accomplished through the bloodstream or sexual intercourse. Traveling to Australia is so needed in addition to vaccination and to observe the principles of safe sex and avoid contact with used needles. Relatively high risk of infection threatens example, in tattoo parlors.
Tetanus. The bacterial infection occurs most often when injuries. This vaccination is part of the compulsory vaccination calendar. Protecting but not continuous, after 10 to 15 years is required to undergo booster. Before departure, which makes it suitable for tetanus check the current force.

For young and old

Meningococcal meningitis. Vaccination is particularly suitable for adolescents and young persons planning to study abroad and work brigade. In terms of disease transmission is a high risk of contact with the local population, physical exertion, mental stress and other conditions that cause weakness and exhaustion.
Japanese encephalitis. This vaccination is recommended when traveling to remote rural areas, particularly in the north of the country. Year-round risk of disease is threatening the islands of the Torres Strait and Cape York Peninsula.
Whooping cough. In the last few years has been in Australia recorded a sharp rise in cases of whooping cough. Vaccination is part of the compulsory vaccination calendar for most travelers is not absolutely necessary. The effect, however, may fall through the years, revaccination is therefore especially suitable for older travelers.

Beware of insects!

Regarding other diseases, yellow fever in Australia occur. Vaccination against this viral disease is required only for visitors coming from risk areas. Malaria is naturally in the earth also does not appear, it is only cases imported from elsewhere. Definitely a greater risk they represent hemorrhagic fever transmitted by arthropods. Most often it is dengue, Chikungunya, fever, Murray Valley or Ross River. Infection threatens mainly in the north of the country during the rainy season, approximately December to June. Against these diseases there are still no effective vaccine, prevention is the only consistent protection against insects as a repellent, appropriate clothing and mosquito nets.

Before any way do not forget to take out travel insurance. Costs of health care is at the antipodes can climb up to astronomical sums and even in the treatment of relatively minor infections.

Source: Travel

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