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Question about vaccinations

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by titaniumx3, 6 Jun 2010.

  1. titaniumx3


    Joined: 11 May 2006

    Posts: 5,754

    Are people normally vaccinated against Hepatitis B, Rabies and Anthrax in the UK and how would I know if I was (can't remember)?
  2. j00ni


    Joined: 4 Aug 2004

    Posts: 5,622

    Location: Wigan

    No to all routinely

    edit: hepB and rabies vaccinations can be gotten from GPs/travel clinics/etc if required. Anthrax vaccine is rarely used outside of the military
  3. Heliospherez


    Joined: 3 Jan 2004

    Posts: 3,490

    Location: At Home

    No. None of them in the UK.

    You may have Hep A if you were going to an at-risk country /medical profession - Anthrax and Radies, almost definately not (unless you are going to somewhere where biological weapons may be used - or you work with rabid animals a lot.....such as a bat keeper/worker)
    Last edited: 6 Jun 2010
  4. loopylou

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 Aug 2005

    Posts: 1,337

    Location: Essex

    Standard Vaccinations in the UK according to wiki are:

    Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
    Haemophilus influenzae
    Polio vaccine (inactivated)
    Measles, Mumps, Rubella
    Human papillomavirus vaccine
  5. tres


    Joined: 16 Oct 2007

    Posts: 7,151

    Location: UK

    You'd be vaccinated against Hep A & B if you were working in a medical profession
  6. titaniumx3


    Joined: 11 May 2006

    Posts: 5,754

    Thought so, thanks for the info. :)