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I'm staying in a homestay, do I need vaccines?

Page last updated 13 November 2018

The location of where your homestay is will generally determine if you need any additional vaccinations.

However, it is recommended you are protected against food and waterborne diseases, such as hepatitis A and typhoid, if you are visiting friends and/or relatives, or are staying in a homestay. This is due to the nature of traditional style cooking and the sanitation practices in India.


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Sources & Citations

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, India. Available at: [accessed 10 May 2018

SPANZ.SPAS.18.04163a - Date of preparation July 2018