The Importance of Vaccines before Vacation
21 Jun 2013 04:57:00
The holiday season will soon arrive. You who already have a plan of traveling to foreign countries would have started preparing a lot of things, starting from visa, other important documents and searching for info or even already booked air tickets and lodging there. But there are other things that are also important to do before you go traveling, especially for those who will go abroad, you should first get vaccination.
Vaccination is important to keep your health maintained during the holidays. You certainly do not want to feel sick during the holidays. Wether you will be disturbed to have some fun, sick over the holidays can also be fatal consequences such as disability or even death.
When traveling you often experience fatigue that can lower the body's resistance. Not to mention the weather and different air condition among cities or countries. The body will undergo a process of adaptation. With such conditions it is no wonder if the frequent traveler get disease. Not only trivial diseases such as diarrhea and colds but actually dangerous diseases such as hepatitis, typhoid, rabies or meningitis can affect you.
Every country in the world has endemic disease that can strike the traveler. Of the many endemic disease, one of which a dangerous is meningitis. The disease is caused by bacteria that attack the lining of the brain and spinal marrow. This disease is a disease commonly attacks the traveler.
Vaccination is one prevention for disease affection. It's important to do even if you have to pay more but it is relatively inexpensive comparing to the cost of treatment if you get ill. The perfect time to get vaccinated is one month before departure because the vaccine itself works two weeks after injection. The vaccine will be active for 3 years. You can be protected from the disease for that long. Well, do not forget to do vaccinations first before the holiday.