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can you take a young baby 8 weeks old to india, and are they

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can you take a young baby 8 weeks old to india, and are they ok with injections
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.

You can take a baby to india
They should be on the routine vaccinations.
This also depends on where in india.
Where in india exactly?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

south india Hyderabad, if they are about 8 weeks old , can they have vaccination that young

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

south india Hyderabad can they travel 8 week old , can they have vaccanations that young

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
First look at this site very carefully
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/india
You will see that the baby is already on a schedule with most vaccines.
This excludes hep A and malaria prophylaxis.
Hep A can be given.
Talk to the babies GP about malaria.
Pediatric doses can be found here.
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/yellowbook/2014/chapter-7-international-travel-infants-children/traveling-safely-with-infants-and-children
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