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Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

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Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

Do I need any vaccinations (Mandatory or precautionary) to visit Nepal next May ?

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11. Re: Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

That is correct. Its up to the individual(doctor's advice) rather than required by Nepal legislation

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12. Re: Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

My GP has vaccinated me against the Heps, Typhoid and I have the oral Cholera to take. Then Flu in a couple of weeks time. Her guidelines suggested Japanese Encephalitis but this is a trickier one to get and it’s not clear to me how much of a risk this is. So although it is wise to check with your doctor in your own country it’s still hard to work out how necessary they all are.

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13. Re: Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

it also depends on which part of Nepal you are going, length of stay, itenary etc.

I don't think Japanese Encephalitis is a big risk unless you are visiting pig farms and not using mosquito repellent.

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14. Re: Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

I went to the travel clinic and was advised various things. I have had Rabies (course of 3 jabs, available at cost), Hep A, Typhoid, Cholera and a Tetanus booster (at docs). It's worth doing an assessment with the clinic.

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15. Re: Vaccinations for a visit next May ?

Thanks Raghu. That was the impression I had about JE. I, and the friend I’m travelling with, had pretty much thought about just being diligent with the mosquito repellent.

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