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I am going to New York for a week on 15th June. On the health

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I am going to New York for a week on 15th June. On the health information sheet I have been given by the travel agent a tetanus jab is recommended for visitors to the US. Do you think this is justified for a week in New York?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

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I do not think its absolutely required.

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Not at least for a one week visit.

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If, however, you get injured during your stay then you should get one.

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But would not make it an absolute necessity.

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