What is Typhoid?
Typhoid is a highly infectious bacterial disease which is primarily transmitted through faecal-oral routes, poor sanitation, inadequate hygiene, and contaminated food and drink. It is possible to be a carrier of typhoid without showing any symptoms, however, the most common symptoms to be aware of include:
- High temperature and fever
- Severe headache
- Muscle aches
Without prompt treatment, Typhoid can be life-threatening so do not delay getting vaccinated.
The Importance of Typhoid Vaccination
Regions with the highest typhoid prevalence include India, Africa, South America, and Southeast Asia. If you’re planning a trip to these areas, it’s crucial to get the typhoid vaccine to protect yourself from this hazardous infection.
The typhoid vaccine is administered through a single injection, provides protection for three years.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to arrange vaccinations for your crew today to keep them crew safe and giving you peace of mind.
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