The easiest way of avoiding typhoid is to have the typhoid fever vaccination and Touchwood Pharmacy offers the typhoid vaccination in Camberley and at their vaccination clinic in Streatham. Typhoid fever is rife in third world countries but avoiding typhoid is easy, just have the typhoid vaccination.
You should always consider having the rabies vaccination if you are travelling to a part of the world where rabies is endemic. Rabies is a rare but very serious infection of the brain and nervous system and is found in Asia, Africa and Central and South America.
Shingles is an infection which causes a painful rash and is also called Herpes Zoster. It infects nerves and the skin around them and is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. There is a Shingles vaccine to protect against the disease but this is only available on the NHS for people in their 70s.
Chickenpox mostly affects children and is not usually a serious condition but it can make little ones feel quite miserable for a while and the spots are very itchy. Chickenpox is very contagious and the only way to prevent chickenpox is to have the chickenpox shot.
Japanese Encephalitis is not that well-known but it is a severe and serious disease. Japanese Encephalitis is caused by a virus which is spread by mosquitoes and it can cause inflammation of the brain or encephalitis.