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You can make an appointment online for a consultation, vaccinations and / or malaria advice in the Travel Clinic. Do this in time, preferably six weeks before departure.
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Virgin Islands

Compulsory vaccinations

There are no complusory vaccinations for your chosen destination.

Recommended vaccinations

Vaccination against DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio)

Vaccination against Hepatitis A (Infectious jaundice)

Malaria prevention

Malaria is not found in this country.

Malaria is not found in this country.

Special problems

Protection against mosquitoes during the day is important because of the risk of dengue. Discuss preventive measures with the vaccination clinic.

Information

Information about DTP

Information about DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio). Persons born after 1950 have almost all received vaccinations as a child. In general a booster-injection is sufficient. Older persons who have not been vaccinated, or where this is not known, should have the full series of three injections.

Information about Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious disease which occurs as a childhood disease in tropical countries. Dutch nationals who were born after the war will probably not have experienced the disease. The Hepatitis A virus is transferred through food and is often found in seafood and raw vegetables. Adults can become very ill and take a long time to recover. Vaccination offers very good protection.

Information about Dengue

Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease accompanied by high fever, headache and muscle aches. A rash also often occurs. There is no treatment for Dengue and in general patients recover well with time. The mosquito that transmits dengue is active during the day. Taking appropriate measures to prevent mosquito bites is an effective way to protect against the disease.

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Visiting hours

Monday 8:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 20:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 20:30
Thursday 8:30 - 16:30
Friday 8:30 - 20:30
Saturday 9:00 - 12:30
 

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Travel Clinic
Haringvliet 72
3011 TG Rotterdam
Phone 0900 503 40 90
travelclinic@erasmusmc.nl
 

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