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Typhoid is an infection acquired by the ingestion of food or water contaminated by the bacteria Salmonella Typhi/ParaTyphi, they cause enteric fever affecting areas where sanitation is poor

Travel Vaccinations at Village Pharmacy

Even though typhoid fever is extremely rare in the UK, there are still millions of active cases in many parts of the world.

If you are planning a trip to a country that puts you at high-risk of being exposed to typhoid fever – make sure to schedule an appointment at a Village Pharmacy Travel clinic to consult with our travel health experts.

You can get your typhoid vaccination in Charlton or any of our other convenient southeast London branches – same-day appointments are available for last-minute travellers!

Symptoms of Typhoid

Diphtheria symptoms usually appear within 2 to 5 days after being infected. Symptoms commonly include

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Where is This Virus Found?

The majority of global cases of disease occur in Asia, but the disease continues to be a concern in other areas including Africa and parts of Central and South America.

Drinking from bottled water lowers your risk however all food and water in these areas can have some risk of contamination, the infection can also come from contact with infected individuals.

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How To Prevent Typhoid When Travelling to High-Risk Countries

Typhoid fever is a highly contagious bacterial infection that is most common in underdeveloped countries where there is poor sanitation and limited access to clean water.

Travellers visiting high-risk countries like Asia and Africa as well as Latin and South America should be vaccinated for typhoid – it’s safe and highly effective.

Book your appointment today to get the typhoid vaccination in Abbey Wood or any of our other branches across London.


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Who Should Get the Typhoid Fever Vaccination?
Although typhoid fever is not common in the UK, countries such as Asia, Central and South America, Africa, and the Caribbean are still considered high-risk for typhoid fever. The travel health experts at Village Pharmacy Travel Clinic highly recommend getting the typhoid vaccination if you are travelling to one of these countries to ensure a disease-free holiday!
Why Should I Get the Typhoid Vaccination?

Not only can getting the vaccine prevent typhoid fever, but it can also prevent the spread of this disease. Do your part to protect yourself and the community by getting the typhoid vaccination in Bromley, or any of our other convenient Village Pharmacy branches in southeast London.

Typhoid Vaccination Services at Village Pharmacy

Our Village Pharmacy Travel Clinics are all staffed by vaccine specialists who can provide advice on every aspect of travel health for your trip abroad to give you the vaccines, medication, and advice to prevent illness.

If you are looking for typhoid fever vaccination services near me, visit your local Village Pharmacy to get the typhoid vaccination in Greenwich, Charlton, Woolwich, Abbey Wood, Eltham, Plumstead, Lewisham, Thamesmead, Canary Wharf, Bexley, or Bromley.

Symptoms Explained:

There can be many complications including Intestinal bleeding and perforation. If treated most people will make a full recovery however if untreated death rates can be high. Antibiotic resistant infections are increasingly common; this can complicate and reduce treatment options. Vaccination is the best option for reducing risk.

Additional Information


Want to know about the Travel Vaccinations?

The typhoid vaccine should be given at least 1 month before you travel, but it can be given closer to your travel date if necessary. Booster vaccinations are recommended every 3 years if you continue to be at risk of infection.

While the injection has a shorter course of treatment, it can be more expensive than the oral vaccine. Book a travel consultation at a Village Pharmacy travel health specialist at our travel clinic to help you decide which is right for you.

Like most injections, you may experience pain at the injection site. Side effects such as fever and headache are extremely rare but possible with the typhoid vaccine.

The typhoid vaccination injection provides protection for up to 3 years.

Book now for your vaccinations at Village Pharmacy!

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Come and visit us for some friendly advice, or give us a call on 020 8858 0907

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