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Vaccination is the best protection against typhoid and its complications. This vaccine is recommended for travellers going to regions where they might contract typhoid due to the presence of the disease and poor sanitary conditions.
Vaccination is the best protection against typhoid and its complications. In addition to vaccination, it is important not to consume potentially contaminated food or water and to apply simple hygiene measures (washing your hands and disinfecting objects contaminated by stools).
Some symptoms may be caused by the vaccine (e.g. redness at the injection site). Other problems may occur by chance and are not related to the vaccine (e.g. cold, gastro, headache).
The injectable typhoid vaccine is safe. In most cases, it does not cause any reaction.
|Frequency||Possible reactions to the vaccine||What to do|
(less than 50% of people)
(less than 10% of people)
We recommend that you stay at the clinic for at least 15 minutes after vaccination because allergic reactions may occur. If an allergic reaction occurs, the symptoms will appear a few minutes after the vaccination. The person giving the vaccine will be able to treat this reaction immediately.
For any questions, contact the person giving the vaccine, or Info-Santé 811 or your doctor.
Last update: October 22, 2015 11:57 AM
The information on this website by no means replaces the advice of a health professional. If you have questions regarding your health, contact Info-Santé 811 or see a health professional.