jabs travel clinic news

Hepatitis A – no longer available

Hepatitis A is no longer available   Hepatitis Shortage 2017/2018 There is currently a global shortage of hepatitis A and B vaccine. Hepatitis is a viral infection of the liver which can cause long term complications. It is spread through contaminated water and food, especially shellfish or through person to person contact where personal hygiene […]

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Meningitis Awareness

Meningitis Awareness Last month, it was reported a student sadly died at the University of Surrey, Guildford from meningitis B.  Students at the University of Surrey are now being offered the meningitis B vaccine to reduce the risk of further cases as two other students also fell ill but have now been discharged from hospital. […]

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Typhoid injectable vaccine now in stock

Typhoid injectable vaccine now in stock — Contact us now while stocks last:  t. 01883 212010 e. enquiries@jabstravelclinic.co.uk Typhoid fever Typhoid fever is a potentially fatal infection that causes diarrhoea and a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or over. It is spread through contact with human stools, usually as a result of poor sanitation […]

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Meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero)

Yesterday our little lady Evelyn had the new meningitis B vaccine (Bexsero) administered at JABs travel clinic in Caterham. Sadly the vaccine was not be added to the routine childhood vaccination schedule. “on the basis of the available evidence, routine infant or toddler immunisation using Bexsero is highly unlikely to be cost effective at any […]

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