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Travelling to Bouvet Island from Singapore. Vaccinations and medications required.
Make sure you are up-to-date with your routine vaccinations before you travel to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel to Bouvet Island. These vaccines include:
Get your Mumps, Measles, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine before going to Bouvet Island. These vaccines may have been given during childhood, but over time, your immunity may have weakened, thus making you susceptible to being infected. Immunity testing is available, and if the levels are found to be non-protective, then the vaccination should be given.
Get your Tetanus, Diphtheria, and acellular Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine before going to Bouvet Island. During childhood, the Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTP) vaccine may have been given, but over time, your immunity may have weakened. Shim Clinic recommends that every 10 years, you should repeat the adult version, which is the Tdap vaccine.
Get your Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine before going to Bouvet Island. Particularly for those who recall never having been infected with Chickenpox in the past. Varicella immunity testing is available. And if levels are found to be not protective, then the vaccination should be given.
Get your Polio vaccine before going to Bouvet Island. Although this vaccine may have been given during childhood, but over time, your immunity may have weakened, thus making you susceptible to being infected.
Get your annual Influenza (Flu) vaccine before going to Bouvet Island. Every 6 months, the World Health Organisation (WHO) issues new Influenza vaccine composition recommendations. As the recommended composition may change with each season, Shim Clinic recommends that you should keep yourself updated with the latest vaccine.
Get these travel vaccines and medications, because there is a risk of these diseases when visiting Bouvet Island
Shim Clinic recommends these vaccines and medications when travelling to Bouvet Island based on, where you are going, how long you are staying, and what you will be doing, and from what country you will be travelling from.
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