What are the vaccine requirements for Fiji?
All travellers should be up to date with their routine vaccinations before heading off to Fiji. These include vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, chicken pox, polio and influenza.
For a full list, refer to the National Immunisation Program – available here
There is an increased risk of contracting hepatitis A and typhoid in Fiji, both of which can be contracted through contaminated food or water.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver. People are exposed to the virus generally through food or drink contaminated with faeces (poo), however, close personal contact (e.g.
Depending on where you are staying and what activities you have planned, a vaccination against hepatitis B may be recommended for you by your doctor.
Sources & Citations
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Information for Travelers to Fiji. Available at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/fiji [accessed 21 May 2018].
- World Health Organisation. International Travel and Health. Available at: http://www.who.int/ith/vaccines/en/ (accessed 15 May 2018).
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