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Vaccinations required while visiting china - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I'm going to be visiting Luoyang, China in a month and I had a question about vaccinations
User :   Do you know anything about travel medicine?
Doctor :   ok
User :   I'm trying to decide whether or not to get the vaccination for Japanese Encephalitis
Doctor :   can i know from which country you belong and your age, gender
User :   I'm from the United States, 22, Male
User :   I'm going to be living in China for a year to teach english
Doctor :   Japanese enchephalitis vaccine is required if you are visiting rural areas
User :   What is defined as rural?
User :   I'm going to be living in Luoyang.
Doctor :   menas villages.
Doctor :   or rural farminag areas
User :   menas?
Doctor :   you need other vaccines like Typhoid, hepatitis A vaaines and malarial prophylaxis
User :   Would you recommend me getting a vaccination for Jap Enceph. when I get to China?

Doctor :   vaccines need to be taken under supervision of a doctor
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