Typhoid Fever Vaccination: What Everyone Should Know
One of the Non-routine Vaccines by Disease
- Questions and Answers
- Pictures of Typhoid
Warning: Some of these photos are quite graphic.
- Travelers information
If you are traveling to a country where typhoid is common…
Vaccination is not usually needed in the U.S. It is usually recommended only for international travelers going to developing countries where exposure to contaminated food or water is likely. If needed, there are currently two vaccines available in the United States. Please consult your doctor or travel clinic to determine which vaccine is right for you.
As with all vaccines, there can be minor reactions, including pain and redness at the injection site, headache, fatigue or a vague feeling of discomfort.
- Page last reviewed: September 30, 2010
- Page last updated: September 30, 2010
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