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Africa Asia travel vaccines wed 9 jan 2013 George Godley London U.K

Happy new year 2013.. just got back from the nurse at the clinic about vaccines for africa & asia. The candid video may be questionable coz i shouldve asked her to turn off the ©opyright music radio since even with fair use youtube may be problematic (even though the top guys use ©opyrighted content all the time..) Here’s what she recommended:

-hepatitis A & typhoid– 1 shot, lasts 3 years. Typhoid unavailable & may have to do without.

-yellow fever– £60 ($100) lasts 10 years, africa only, not needed in Asia. Wikipedia says ~1 in 500,000 vaccinated people die from the vaccine but its required. Natives who cant afford the cheap generic version use tree bark & local methods that may work for them only.

-Diptheria tetanus polio = 1 vaccine, lasts 10 years?

-Malaria Malarone tablets £25 ($/€50) 12 tablets & they only give limited ammount so you gotta know exactly when & where youre going (see video)

-Hepatitis B or blood test to see if immune from previous vaccination.

-3 rabbies vaccines each a week apart over 3 weeks (!) if staying longer than 2 weeks & going in the bush / country..

-Travel insurance a must for health, theft protection, hospitals are expensive.

-dont flash valuables because of extreme poverty & crime.. how u gonna vlog?

-agree taxi prices upfront or they may rip you off & leave you stranded

-visas required..

Nomad travel & City doc.

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