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My son is 18 months old and planing on going to chinaFor

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My son is 18 months old and planing on going to china
For a holiday with my wife as she is Chinese herself (family reunion) they are supposed to
Be going on Tuesday next week my wife booked a travel vaccine appointment
With boots but when she arrived they said they could not
Give injections as my son was too young I have called one doctor who said
That because my son was all up to date with his normal
Childhood injections that any travel vaccines would not be needed
Is this right as my mum says it is wrong and he needs more injections
And the internet is not that good as it's conflicting
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.
Dear customer, Thanks for your question. Please follow the health information for travelers to China from the centers for disease control and prevention: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/china Also the NHS recommendations link is below: http://www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk/destinations/asia-%28east%29/china.aspx#immunisations Both these health advisories recommend immunization against hepatitis A disease. Take care.

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