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Some common travel vaccinations include hepatitis A, polio, measles, whooping cough, yellow fever, typhoid, flu, malaria and more. Vaccine recommendations vary by world region. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diseases are contracted during travel, what vaccines are necessary, how to prepare for a travel problem and much more.

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Thumbnail: MERS virus: Camels could be a source

Researchers looking for the source of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) say camels may have been responsible for passing it to humans.

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Thumbnail: Travel health - Travel insurance

Healthcare is free at the point of delivery in the UK, but don't assume it's the same abroad. You will often have to pay part, if not all, of your medical bills. If it's serious, the costs could easily be very high.Having travel insurance and the EHIC can avoid large medical bills, delays in treatment and undue stress in the event of a medical emergency.The EHIC, which is free of charge, replaces the now obsolete E111 form. It entitles UK residents to free or reduced-cost medical treatment in European Economic Area countries and Switzerland.

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