Why vaccinations are needed when traveling abroad
Going on a trip, we think through the route, study the customs of the country, outline what sights to see. And often we think little about what diseases we may encounter in a distant land. This especially applies to countries in Africa, Asia, South America, where you can pick up an “exotic” infection.
Vaccinations before traveling will help protect yourself from serious diseases. You do not need to be afraid of them – the likelihood of complications from vaccination is much lower than the risk of getting the disease. Such infections are difficult because we don’t have immunity to them, they cause complications and may even end in death. Continue reading