Why we don’t set any vaccine bundle-package or promotion in our clinic?

Some travelers might wonder that why we do not set a vaccine-bundle package or any promotion in our clinic. Although it may be a good marketing idea for any clinics, we simply don’t do it. Why? Here are some reasons/explanation:

1. We believe that the reasonable pre-travel vaccines for all travelers are not the same even they travel to the same destination. Risk of acquiring infectious diseases are different between person to person. So we need a proper risk-assessment in order to give a sound recommendation.

For example, a businessman who plan to visit Bangkok for only a week come . . . → Read More: Why we don’t set any vaccine bundle-package or promotion in our clinic?

Risk of dengue infection among travelers in Southeast Asia

“What is the chance to get dengue infection while traveling in Southeast Asia?” is a very good question. But it is difficult to answer. Since at least we have to know two numbers; the first one is the total number of travelers in Southeast Asia and secondly we have to know how many of them actually got dengue infection during their trip.

To get these two numbers precisely is not easy since there are many limitations as you might imagine. However, base on previous researches, the risk to develop dengue infection (symptomatic) among travelers is considered to be around 1% . . . → Read More: Risk of dengue infection among travelers in Southeast Asia