07 Apr 2016

Temporary Hep A vaccination recommendation for Greece lifted

The temporary recommendation to consider Hepatitis A vaccination for those travelling to affected areas in Greece has been removed Temporary Hep A vaccination recommendation for Greece lifted

In December 2015 Public Health England identified a small cluster of Hepatitis A infections in UK traveller who had returned from the island of Rhodes in Greece [1]. No further cases have been reported and therefore the temporary recommendation to consider Hepatitis A vaccination for those travelling to affected areas such as Faliraki has been removed [2].

Resources

  1. Public Health England. Personal communication. Travel and Migrant Health Section, Public Health England, 23 December 2015
  2. National Travel Health Network and Centre News Item 24 December 2015. Hepatitis A cluster in travellers returning from Rhodes, Greece

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