Travel vaccination: Everything you need to know Af Celina Jarnit Petersen
Travel vaccination: Which ones should you have?
When you go on an adventure, it can be a bit of a jungle to find out what vaccinations you should have before you leave.
With RejsRejsRejs we recommend that you take safety seriously and do not take chances with your health. So be prepared before you packs the bag and moves towards new experiences, because of course you have to leave.
Orient yourself first
On reisevaccination.dk you get an overview of which travel vaccinations it is recommended to have, for the different travel destinations. You can also take as a starting point how long you have to be away, as this can have an impact on your vaccinations. It is not difficult to get vaccinated, you can easily get it specific pharmacies around the country.
The travel vaccination for your children
You can also read what Statens Serum Institut writes about vaccinations for children if you are going on family trip. At RejsRejsRejs we recommend that you do not take children to areas with malaria. Some of the first signs of malaria are fever, so it can be difficult to know if your child's fever is due to malaria or is a symptom of something else. Therefore, we advise you not to take children to areas where there is a risk of them becoming infected.
You have probably heard some scary stories about medications that prevent malaria. Many of those stories are based on previous forms of medicine like Lariam. The latest forms of medicine you can often take without ruining your vacation but still taking care of yourself. Prices have also fallen significantly. Always ask a professional. You can read a lot more about malaria prevention at Statens Serum Institut's website.
Remember to take care of your stomach
The trip you've been looking forward to for a long time can quickly be ruined by a belly that bothers you, so be aware prevention of travel diarrhea, and be aware of various infectious diseases.
Here at the editorial office are our own tricks:
- Avoid fresh salad
- Drop the ice cubes
- Bring activated charcoal to purify drinking water
- Rice, bananas and 7 UP are good for the stomach if you have already had problems
- Prevent the stomach with lactic acid bacteria that can be bought over the counter
- Remember magnesium oxide can be purchased over the counter. It stabilizes the stomach
- You can eat street food if the food is cooked or fried through and you can see the hygiene conditions. Here at the editorial office, we have good experiences with eating food from street kitchens.
Take good care of yourself and have a good trip!
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