The vast majority of people in the UK will already have been vaccinated against Hepatitis B as it’s offered to all babies at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age. However, the Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all travellers considered to be at risk. The following locations are considered to be at risk areas:
As Hepatitis B is spread through blood and bodily fluids we recommend avoiding situations where you could come into contact with infected matter. While travelling in at-risk areas we recommend the following to reduce your risk:
If you are travelling to an area with an increased risk of contracting Hepatitis B, we recommend visiting us to discuss if the vaccination is right for you. If you believe you may have unprotected sex or may become directly exposed to blood or blood products or are long stay traveller we recommend the vaccine.
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