Health Information for International Travel

Health Information for International Travel

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Provides up-to-date and comprehensive information on immunization requirements and recommendations for international travelers. Chapters: list of countries by region; vaccination information; U.S. Public Health Service recommendations; vaccine recommendations for children; yellow fever vaccine requirements and information on malaria risk and prophylaxis, by country; specific recommendations for vaccination and disease prevention; heath hints for the international traveler; geographic distribution of potential health hazards to travelers; advice for the traveler with special needs. Over 50 charts, tables and maps.At least three, and preferably four, doses of DTaP are necessary for protection against pertussis. Efforts should be made to complete as many doses as possible of the primary series before traveling to an area with increased risk of pertussis.

Title:Health Information for International Travel
Author:Rosamond R. Dewart
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1999-07-01


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