Vaccinations For Japan

Recommended Vaccinations for Japan

Here are all the reccomended travel vaccinations for Japan:

Typhoid from £40 per dose

Typhoid is an infection that can be found in countries across South Asia including, India, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan.

Typhoid fever is a very serious and life-threatening infection that can have fatal consequences if left untreated. The best way to protect yourself from this type of infection is with the appropriate vaccine before setting off on your travels.

Symptoms of the infection include headaches, high fever, constipation, dizziness and tiredness. These symptoms can occur anytime after 3 days of being infected.

The Typhoid vaccine can be taken orally or through an injection. Contact us to find out the availability of your preferred vaccine.

Typhoid
£40 per dose
1 dose(s)
Total Cost
£40

Hepatitis A from £65 per dose

Hepatitis A is a liver infection that is spread via human faeces of an infected person. Although uncommon in the UK, there is a high risk of infection in certain areas of the world with low sanitation and hygiene. This means travellers are particularly at risk of contracting the infection.

In some cases, Hepatitis A can be life-threatening and cause liver failure, but in most cases, it is no serious and will pass in a few months.

Our Hepatitis A vaccine is suitable for everyone over the age of 1 and is injected into the upper arm.

Hepatitis A
£65 per dose
2 dose(s)
Total Cost
£130

Diphtheria, Tetanus & Polio from £35 per dose

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio vaccination is required for countries with limited access to medical facilities. In addition to this Diptheria and Polio is required for countries of high risk. This includes parts of Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and the middle east.

Certain countries which have a high risk of Polio, will require travellers to show evidence of vaccination before entering. Please speak to your pharmacist about which countries require evidence of vaccination.

Diphtheria, Tetanus & Polio
£35 per dose
1 dose(s)
Total Cost
£35

Situational Vaccinations for Japan

Whether you will need any of the vaccines in this section depends on the region you're travelling to, the activities you have planned and your medical history.

Cholera from £60 per dose

Cholera is an infection that is found in many countries around the world in areas such as Africa, India and Asia. It is most commonly spread through unclean drinking water or by eating contaminated food. It is mainly found in areas of the world that don’t have clean water or sewage systems.

Symptoms of Cholera include diarrhoea and vomiting which can lead to dehydration.

Our Cholera vaccine is suitable for everyone over the age of 2 and is given in 2 oral doses.

Cholera
£60 per dose
2 dose(s)
Total Cost
£120

Hepatitis B from £65 per dose

Hepatitis B is a liver infection that is caused by a virus commonly spread through blood and body fluids. For most adults, the infection does not cause any symptoms, and it will typically pass in a few months. Although the risk of contracting Hepatitis B in the UK is very low, travellers and people originally from high-risk countries are the most at risk.

Our Hepatitis B vaccine is administered with 3 doses over the course of 4 weeks to 5 months.

Hepatitis B
£65 per dose
3 dose(s)
Total Cost
£195

Japanese Encephalitis from £90 per dose

Japanese encephalitis is a viral brain infection that is commonly spread through mosquito bites. It is most commonly found in Asia and the Far East.

Symptoms for Japanese encephalitis can often be confused for the flu and include high temperature, seizures, a stiff neck, and muscle weakness. If left untreated the infection can spread to the brain and cause more serious issues.

Our Japanese encephalitis vaccine is given in 2 doses over the duration of 4 weeks and is suitable for children 2 months and older.

Japanese Encephalitis
£90 per dose
2 dose(s)
Total Cost
£180

Rabies from £60 per dose

Rabies is a rare infection of the brain and nerves that can be very serious. It is most commonly contracted from the scratch or bite of an infected animal such as a dog. Often found throughout the world in areas such as Asia, African and South America, it is very rare to encounter in the UK.

Rabies can be fatal once symptoms appear, but vaccines and treatments are very effective if used.

Our rabies vaccine is administered in 3 doses over a total of 21 days via an injection in the upper arm. It is suitable for all ages including babies.

Rabies
£60 per dose
3 dose(s)
Total Cost
£180

Tick-Borne Encephalitis from £65 per dose

Tick-Borne Encephalitis is an infection found in parts of Europe and Asian. Spread by tick bites, these bites can infect travellers who partake in activities such as hiking and camping. Not all bites from ticks spread the infection, so overall the risk of being infected is relatively low.

Travellers who are heading to areas of Europe, Russia, China and Japan are the most at risk of contracting the infection.

Our Tick-Borne Encephalitis is suitable for children over the age of 12 months and is administered over 2 – 12 months.

Tick-Borne Encephalitis
£65 per dose
2 dose(s)
Total Cost
£130

Why do I need a consultation?

It is difficult to say which vaccines you need without asking a medical professional. Your itinerary, your medical history and the activities you have planned all affect which vaccinations you need. It is important that a trained travel nurse or pharmacist checks what you need.

Exactly the travel vaccinations you need - no more, no less.

During your consultation, our nurse or pharmacist will talk you through the health risks at your travel destinations to check which vaccines you need. If a vaccine is not essential, we will explain your options so you can decide whether you would like to have it.

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