Holidays and vaccinations
Child Development / / April 07, 2016
Vaccinations to leave
Going with a child abroad, at sea, you must not forget about vaccination , which are recommended to do so before departure, as you and your baby,that would be nothing marred your stay.
visit to the doctor should take place 6-8 weeks before departure.After all, after the vaccination should take time to form an immune response.Most often it is 28 days.Standard recommendations relate to immunization against measles, diphtheria, tetanus, and in some cases as mumps, rubella and chickenpox for older children.
Kids from 6 to 11 months, except for DTP (or Td or Infanrix), not later than 28 days before departure, measles vaccine should be administered.
Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Greece and Portugal rural areas. In addition to standard vaccinations : tetanus-diphtheria and measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), at least 2 doses to be administered 28 days before departure, it is also recommended vaccination against hepatitis A.
It is recommended for alladults and children older than 1 year, and held no later than 4 weeks prior to departure.Hepatitis A vaccines are safe, generally well tolerated and do not cause significant side effects.
C November to April in the European Region recommended that vaccination against influenza, which is contraindicated in case of allergy to chicken eggs.
Israel, Italy. Special Measures for immunization, apart from the usual routine MMR and tetanus-diphtheria is not required.However, going to Israel late summer or fall, it is necessary to use repellents to protect against distributed in these regions mosquitoes West Nile.
Egypt. recommended for a relaxing holiday, in addition to routine vaccination against hepatitis A, typhoid and polio.
Thailand. If you are planning a vacation in rural and remote areas, need to add the vaccine against Japanese encephalitis.
In addition, many Asian and African countries, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, parts of Turkey, and even Portugal (Azores and Madeira) are natural foci of malaria.Clarify whether the high probability in a given area to catch malaria, you can map on a special website of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Prevention of special preparations are not always carried out, and only after consulting your doctor.However, about a repellent in these areas should not be forgotten.The most frequent companion of travelers has long been considered diarrhea.Precautions:
- observe the rules of hygiene;
- eat in the hotel restaurant conditions or civilized, do not try food from street vendors, eat only thermally processed foods;
- drink only bottled water without impurities, etc..
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