Travel exposes you to more than new cultures and environments, it can also expose you to new infectious diseases. Before you travel, it’s always a good idea to ask your healthcare provider which vaccines you might need when you get there. By getting all the recommended vaccines before your trip you’ll increase your chances of enjoying your time abroad without a trip to a clinic or hospital.
For a list of recommended vaccinations for any destination in the world, consult the CDC’s Travelers’ Health tool.
In addition to routine vaccines you likely received in childhood, some of the other vaccines that may be recommended for travel, depending on where you plan to go and what type of trip you are taking, include: