What are the vaccine requirements for Fiji?
All travellers should be up to date with their routine vaccinations before heading off to Fiji. These include vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, chicken pox, polio and influenza. For a full list, refer to the National Immunisation Program – available here
There is an increased risk of contracting hepatitis A and typhoid in Fiji, both of which can be contracted through contaminated food or water.
Hepatitis A is a viral infection of the liver. People are exposed to the virus generally through food or drink contaminated with faeces (poo), however, close personal contact (e.g.
Depending on where you are staying and what activities you have planned, a vaccination against hepatitis B may be recommended for you by your doctor.
Sources & Citations
8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Travelers’ Health Fiji – Traveler View. Available at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/fiji (accessed 31 March 2020).
9. Australian Government, Department of Health. National Immunisation Program Schedule. Available at: https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/immunisation/immunisation-throughout-life/national-immunisation-program-schedule#national-immunisation-program-schedule-from-1-april-2019 (accessed 31 March 2020).
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