Typhoid fever vaccination
The injectable vaccine Typhim Vi® provides approximately 60-70% protection from 14 days after administration. This vaccine may be administered to children from the age of 2 years.
The live attenuated vaccine Vivotif® is no longer available in Belgium.
When is vaccination recommended?
- If you will be staying in India, Nepal, Pakistan or Bangladesh for more than 3 weeks.
- If you will be staying in another country that poses a risk of typhoid fever for more than 3 weeks and:
- this is your country of origin and you will be staying with family or friendso
- or if you will be staying in poor hygienic conditions
Vaccination schedule Typhim Vi®
the duration of protection is up to 3 years