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Hepatitis A, caused by infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV), has an incubation period of approximately 28 days (range: 15–50 days). HAV replicates in the liver and is shed in high concentrations in feces from 2 weeks before to 1 week after the onset of clinical illness. HAV infection produces a self-limited disease that does not result in chronic infection or chronic liver disease.

Travelling to Asia

Meningitis

Meningitis is caused by a number of bacteria and virus. Meningococcal meningitis is one of the most serious bacterial diseases and can be fatal. The disease is transmitted from person to person by direct contact and respiratory droplets (coughing and sneezing). Mencevax can protect you against this form of disease.

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese Encephalitis is a viral infection transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes, contracted, the mortality rate of this disease is very high, as this disease is mainly zoonosis prevalent for people who intend to work in the farms and with the animals, are strongly advised to have this vaccination. As this vaccination requires a series of three injections, plan early for this before your departure.

Rabies

Rabies is characteristically transmitted by the bite or scratch from rabid infected animals. People who are intending to work in farms and work with other animals are strongly advised to have this prophylactic anti-rabies vaccination. As this vaccination involves a series of three vaccinations it is recommended to plan ahead for this vaccination.

Polio Vaccine

Polio vaccine is advisable for the travellers intending to travel to Asia. Injectable Polio is also available those for those who are on chemotherapy and immune deficiency problems.

Typhoid

Typhoid is an infection caused by the Bacteria Salmonella group. It occurs worldwide but more common in developing countries. Typhoid is transmitted by contaminated food, water or ice, shell-fish taken from the sewerage contaminated waters, raw fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products contaminated by the hands of the carriers are also common avenues of transmission. Typhoid vaccine is by far the best protection for the travellers traveling to developing countries.

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