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Malaria, vaccinations United Kingdom - relevant?
It is important with the right travel immunisations for United Kingdom.
Here is information about which vaccinations are needed for a trip to United Kingdom depending on the length of your trip.

Select duration of the journey
Less than 1 month
1 to 5 months
6 months or longer

United Kingdom - Less than 1 month

By a journey to United Kingdom on less than 1 month recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




Diphtheria
Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.
Read more about diphteria here.

Tetanus
Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

United Kingdom - Less than 1 month

By a journey to United Kingdom on less than 1 month recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




United Kingdom - 1 to 5 months

By a journey to United Kingdom on 1 to 5 months recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




Diphtheria
Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.
Read more about diphteria here.

Tetanus
Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

United Kingdom - Less than 1 month

By a journey to United Kingdom on less than 1 month recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




United Kingdom - 1 to 5 months

By a journey to United Kingdom on 1 to 5 months recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




United Kingdom - 6 months or longer

By a journey to United Kingdom on 6 months or longer recommend protection against the following infections:

Recommended vaccinationsStarting

Diphtheria1 day
Tetanus1 day


V
1 day
When to start vaccinations before leaving::




Diphtheria
Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.
Read more about diphteria here.

Tetanus
Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.