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Cholera Vaccination

The cholera vaccination is given orally and usually involves two doses, which need to be taken a minimum of 7 days apart. In order to be protected abroad, you need to finish the course at least one week before travelling.

About the vaccine

When to get vaccinated: You need to finish the course at least one week before travel. This means, that you need to get your first dose at least two weeks before travel. Please note: Timelines for paediatric vaccines differ.
Course: The course for adults consists of two doses given seven days apart.
How it is given: The cholera vaccine is given as a drink.
Side effects: You may experience temporary side effects such as fever, digestive problems or headache.
Children: The vaccine is suitable for children over the age of two.
Additional precautions: In addition to getting vaccinated you need to practise food, hand and water hygiene while in a risk area.
Risk if you contract cholera: Cholera can cause digestive problems such as severe diarrhoea and vomiting. It increases your risk of dehydration, which can be fatal.
Before the appointment: Avoid eating, drinking, and if possible taking medication for one hour before your appointment.


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Charlton Kings
GL53 8EZ, UK

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