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NEW – Shingrix

Shingrix What is shingles? Herpes zoster (shingles) is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, which remains in your body but may stay inactive for years. Risk for shingles increases as we get older, but there is no way to tell when the virus will become active again. Shingles can cause severe blisters/rashes (on the […]

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INFLUENZA VACCINE OPTIONS – 65 & Older

Influenza Vaccine Options for Individuals 65 years & older 2017/2018 Agriflu (GOOD) – This is a standard influenza vaccine that the Travel Clinic is giving free to all individuals. This vaccine is effective in those under 65 years but only moderately effective in the over 65 age group.   Fluad (BETTER) – This is a […]

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NEW – Online Appointment Requests

For a fast and easy way to book your next travel appointment click HERE to request an appointment online.

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Fluzone High-Dose for 65 & Older

Fluzone High-Dose for 65 & Older Background: As people age, they become more susceptible to influenza-related complications due to immunosenescence, a natural and progressive weakening of the immune system over time. As a result, seniors are less responsive to standard dose influenza vaccine This is the rationale for the development of Fluzone High-Dose   What […]

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Yellow Fever Vaccine – Global Shortage

Global Shortage There is a worldwide shortage of yellow fever (YF) vaccine. There is only one licensed supplier of the vaccine in Canada and all travel clinics are being allotted a small fraction of their usual doses. *See a list of Airport Vaccination Centers offering Yellow Fever vaccine Fractional Doses In June 2016, the world […]

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