JOURNAL ARTICLE
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One more shot for the road: a review and update of vaccinations for pediatric international travelers

Andre Rebaza, Paul J Lee
Pediatric Annals 2015, 44 (4): e89-96
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Increasing numbers of children are traveling to developing countries where they are often at a higher risk than adults of acquiring vaccine-preventable diseases. Yet, they are less likely to receive pretravel medical advice and preventive care. This article reviews the current recommendations for pediatric travel immunizations, including specific travel vaccines such as typhoid, yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis virus, and rabies as well as prospective vaccines for significant global diseases like malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and Ebola.

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