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  • Hepatitis A
  • International Travel

Which travelers are recommended to receive HepA vaccine?

Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for people age 6 months or older who are traveling to or working in an area of the world at intermediate or high risk of hepatitis A transmission. Areas of low risk include the United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and Western Europe. Visit the CDC’s Traveler Health website for more information about specific destinations and current outbreaks or travel notices ( When in doubt, vaccinate.

Last reviewed: June 25, 2023

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