Medical Services & Travel Clinic
Hato International Airport, Curaçao, Dutch Caribbean

Tel: (+5999) 888 7511 Fax: (+5999) 888 7512
E-mail: info@portomedico.com

Vaccinations

Depending on where you are going, you should contact Porto Medico preferably 4-6 weeks before departure. Most vaccines need to be given a month or more before departure. Some vaccines need follow-up doses called boosters to provide long term protection.

Porto Medico is a designated “Yellow Fever Vaccination Center”.

Commonly administred Travel Vaccinations:

Travel vaccinations and immunity information at a glance

Disease No of Doses
(Jabs)
Interval Between
1st & 2nd Dose
Interval Between
2nd and 3rd Dose
Onset of Protection Duration of Protection
 
Yellow Fever 1 --- --- After 10 to 14 days 10 years
DTP =
Diphtheria*/ Tetanus*/ Polio*
1 --- --- Immediate 10 years
Hepatitis A 2 3 to 6 months --- After 10 to 14 days > 10 years
Hepatitis B 3 28 days 5 months 2 days after last dose > 10 years
Hepatitis AB 3 28 days 5 months --- > 10 years
Hepatitis AB 4 0, 7, 21 days 12 months --- > 10 years
Typhoid Fever 1 --- --- After 10 to 14 days 3 years
Meningitis 1 --- --- After 14 to 21 days 3 to 5 years
Rabies 3 7 days 21 days 2 days after last dose 2 years
Japanese B Encephalitis 2 28 days --- 7 days after last dose unknown
Tick Borne Encephalitis 3 7 days 21 days 2 days after last dose 2 years
Cholera 2 7 to 28 days --- 7 days after last dose 3 months
* Primary immunistation is required beforehand.
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