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Please read the following guidelines on vaccinations carefully:

Courses or boosters are usually advised for  Diphtheria; Hepatitis A and B; Tetanus; Typhoid, Japanese Encephalitis. You should start your vaccination program as early as possible since the Hep A and B series may take about  90 days to complete (if you were never vaccinated before).

There is currently an alert about a diphtheria epidemic in various areas of Indonesia (including Jakarta), so make sure you get a diphtheria booster. You should also take preventive malaria pills for your trip. There are various preventive treatment options for malaria. See:

One of the most popular options is atovaquone-proguanil:

Please discuss all these options with your doctor.

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