Some common travel vaccinations include hepatitis A, polio, measles, whooping cough, yellow fever, typhoid, flu, malaria, and more. Vaccine recommendations vary by world region. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diseases are contracted during travel, what vaccines are necessary, how to prepare for a travel problem, and much more.
The risk of contracting viral hepatitis is higher for many Americans who travel abroad -- especially to regions where hepatitis is prevalent and sanitation is poor. Here are 8 tips to protect travelers.