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about the illnesses and injections
Posted January 15th, 2013 - 10:32 am by from Istanbul, Turkey (Permalink)
Hi all,

This will be my first time in South America and I have found out that there are some injections that I have to have:

-Against yellow fever
-Against hepatit-A

and also some medicine for malaria.

Do you all recommend these? or are there anything else that I need to take with me from Turkey?


Posted January 15th, 2013 - 1:40 pm by from Sao Paulo, Brazil (Permalink)
hello Naime!

Oh, no these are not necessary to come to South America.
Only against yellow fever IF YOU GO to Bolivia/Peru.
To Brazil, no of them is necessary.

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 12:31 am by from Aracaju, Brazil (Permalink)
Hello Naime Surenkok, first congratulations! This is the first time here I saw a question like yours. Yellow fever definitively is not an urban disease, but if you intend to go to the countryside it'll be interesting to take this shot (better safe than sorry :D ). So ... I RECOMMEND you to take Yellow fever shot and make sure your basic vaccinations like tetanus are up-to-date. Have fun!

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 1:23 am by from Moscow, Russia (Permalink)
Hi Naime,

You can find imformation here;


I will go to Karaköy tomarrow to get some injection. As far as i know they make some blood test to be sure to which vaccination you need, because infuleance of some vaccine may be over, even if you have been take it in your childhood, before. And they know the which injections you need, you only tell them where you will go. And than they shot it. :)


Posted January 16th, 2013 - 10:16 am by from Istanbul, Turkey (Permalink)
Hi all,

Thank you for the information guys, actually I am also going there to take a shot as well for yellow fever but I just wanted to make sure.

Because there is a possibility that I go to some ecological reserves and I want to make sure if I need anything other than this

Posted January 16th, 2013 - 12:22 pm from Divinopolis, Brazil
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