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Thailand Vaccines and Travel Health Risks

Jul 23, 2015 2 Comments

Thailand is one of the most popular destination for Canadian travellers especially younger travellers.Thailand has cultural and geographical diversity which makes it unique.Most Travellers to Thailand visit the popular tourist destinations in Thailand like Bangkok, Chiang Mai and the Islands(Phuket, Ko Phi Phi and Ko Samui).Taking Malaria prophylaxis is very important for travellers to certain parts of Thailand.

Travellers should be up to date with their routine vaccines as well as Hepatitis A and B and Typhoid vaccines.High risk of Rabies exist throughout Thailand and pre-exposure vaccination should be considered especially for children.

Japanese Encephalitis , viral infection of the brain via mosquito bites, can be prevented by a vaccine in special situations.

Safety and Injury prevention as well as practicing safe sex are always recommended.

Please consult with your travel doctor prior to your Thailand trip by at least 4-6 weeks.