Vaccines advised to ALL Switzerland visitors

Vaccination
Course
Per Dose

Vaccines advised to SOME Switzerland visitors i The vaccines you need will depend on where in the country you are visiting, how long you will stay and what activities you will undertake during your trip. During your consultation our nurse will advise if you should consider any of the following vaccinations.

NOTE: British travellers should also ensure they have adequate protection from MEASLES, MUMPS and RUBELLA and TUBERCULOSIS, which are normally given as part of the childhood vaccination schedule.

Destination Information for Switzerland

Switzerland is a country of striking scenery, fabulous skiing and hiking trails, and world-renowned chocolate! The Central European country is bordered by France, Germany, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein, and is known for its picturesque mountainous regions, with the Alps in the South and Jura to the Northwest. Switzerland is a prosperous and peaceful country, having not been involved in any war or political conflict since 1815. Unemployment levels are less than half the average for the rest of Europe and investments here are seen as secure.

The capital of Switzerland is Bern, a pretty medieval city close to the Aare river. There are many other large, important and modern cities, including Zurich, Geneva, Basel, Interlaken and Lucerne. Switzerland’s cities are thriving centres of art, culture, entertainment, shopping, cuisine and business, with much to offer visitors keen to explore the cosmopolitan side of Swiss life.

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Visitors to Switzerland are often drawn here by the country’s reputation for beautiful natural scenery, with excellent opportunities for adventure sports such as skiing, white water rafting, bungee jumping, hiking, mountain biking and much more. With the Rhine Falls - the largest falls in Europe, the famous mountain resort of Zermatt - the longest glacier in Europe, the Aletsch Glacier, Lake Lucerne and many, many other spectacular sights, Switzerland remains a firm favourite with travellers and tourists of all kinds.

Useful Links

International travel clinic locator: www.istm.org

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office: www.fco.gov.uk

British Embassy

British Embassy Berne
Thunstrasse 50
3005 Berne
Switzerland

Email: info.berne@fco.gsi.gov.uk

Contact form: https://www.clickbook....

Telephone: +41 (0)31 359 7700

Vaccine Information for Switzerland

Disease & Source
Vaccination Details
Course
Price
Disease: Hepatitis A
Source: Contaminated food and water
Vaccination Details

One of the following vaccination courses may be recommended:

  • A single course injection of Havrix Monodose to cover against Hepatitis A
  • A course of three injections of Twinrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
  • A single dose of Hepatyrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Typhoid fever
Course
Varies
Price
Varies
Disease: Hepatitis B
Source: Infected blood and bodily fluids
Vaccination Details

One of the following vaccination courses may be recommended:

  • A course of three injections of Energix B to cover against Hepatitis B
  • A course of three injections of Twinrix to cover against Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B
Course
Varies
Price
Varies

Non-Vaccinated Diseases

Disease
Source
Our Advice
Disease: HIV/AIDS
Source: Bodily Fluids
Our Advice: Use a condom for sex and to never share needles or other injecting equipment (including syringes, spoons and swabs).

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