Frequently Asked Questions
Cholera is given as a oral vaccine to drink.
According to the CDC Vaccine Information Sheet, Cholera is a contraindication in pregnancy.
Yes, the Cholera vaccine can be given at the same time as other vaccines.
Anyone who has had a severe reaction to the vaccine in the past; If you are pregnant or breastfeeding; or If you have taken antibiotics within the last 14 days.
With any vaccine, there is chance of reaction. These are usually mild and go away on their own within a few days.
New data supports vaccine efficacy for 3 years but it may be recommended sooner in some individuals.
Yes, Cholera is considered to be a live attenuated vaccine.
Cholera is recommended for ages 18-64 years old.
Vaccination recommendations are best determined after meeting with a clinician who specializes in travel medicine.
Vaccination is given in a single dose prior to exposure. Frequency is best determined by a clinician who specializes in travel medicine.
Cholera vaccine should be administered at least 10 days prior to traveling to endemic countries.