NPS launches vaccination hub

The NPS has launched an online knowledge hub to give travellers detailed information about travel vaccines, including who should have them, what they protect against and the side effects.

The site recommends all travellers – adults and children – ensure routine immunisations are also up-to-date before travel, particularly the MMR vaccine.

NPS clinical adviser Dr Philippa Binns said travellers should see their GP or nurse at least six to eight weeks before travel.

“Some vaccinations need more than one dose to be given