Trips can be very unpredictable, especially when visiting a city that is very much unfamiliar, such as Bandung. Although this is a large city, not much information is available when it comes to traveler’s health in Bandung. Thus, here is a quick guide on the need-to-know information before heading to the Bandung City of Indonesia.
All travelers headed to Bandung should visit their personal physician or travel clinic about 4 to 8 weeks prior to their departure. Discuss with your doctor any necessary shots or vaccinations to prevent any contact with diseases. Some notable anti-vaccinations include Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Polio, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies, Typhoid, Tetanus-diphtheria, and Yellow Fever. Although not all shots are required, some vaccinations will depend on your length of stay and activities lined up. [Read more…]