Symptoms of Typhoid fever:
Symptoms are known to appear 1-2 weeks after infection. Symptoms of typhoid include:
- High temperature
- Body aches and pains
- A rash may appear
- Stomach pain
The effects of typhoid infection can last weeks without proper treatment.
Is there a vaccine for Typhoid fever?
There are two main vaccines for typhoid fever. One is given as a single injection, and the other is given as 3 capsules to take on alternate days.
It’s also possible to have a combined hepatitis A and typhoid jab.
When do I need to get the typhoid fever vaccination?
The typhoid vaccine should be given at least 1 month before you travel, but can be given closer to your travel date if necessary.
Booster vaccinations are recommended every 3 years if you continue to be at risk of infection.
How much does the Typhoid Vaccination Service cost?
The typhoid vaccination is available for £34 at selected Day Lewis pharmacies