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Typhoid fever is an infection that can cause a range of symptoms ranging from fever, diarrhoea, myalgia (aching muscles) and headache to severe disease with multi-organ involvement. Typhoid is transmitted from an infected person primarily via the oral route following ingestion of contaminated food or water.

The Vaccine

Who can have this vaccine?

Adult and children 2 years+

Doses required

1 dose


£50 per dose

How is it given?

This is an injection in the upper arm.

How long does protection last?

A booster dose is recommended every three years for people who remain at risk from typhoid fever.

Other information

Immunity develops 1-3 weeks after the injection

Patient Leaflet

Please refer to the patient leaflet for full information on this vaccine:

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