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Vaccine Information

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Vaccines

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A is an infection of the liver, and is transmitted through contaminated food and water or by direct contact with an infectious person. Hepatitis A is a highly infectious virus that can cause inflammation of the liver. The virus is usually transmitted through food or water contaminated by ...

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver spread by direct contact with the blood or body fluids of an infected person. It occurs worldwide with the highest rates reported in parts of East Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. Higher rates of infection are also found in the ...

Yellow Fever Vaccine

We are the only locally designated Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre in Wellingborough; our centre has been authorised by NaTHNaC (as the regulatory body for England, Wales and Northern Ireland), to administer the yellow fever vaccine in accordance with International Health Regulations (2005). Moreover, we strive to meet the healthcare ...

Tetanus

Tetanus is a vaccine-preventable disease caused by a toxin produced by the bacteria Clostridium tetani. Tetanus spores are found in soil throughout the world. The disease is acquired when material containing these spores contaminates a wound. The toxin released from the bacteria may then attack the nerves of the ...

Rabies

Rabies is transmitted to humans usually by a bite or scratch from an infected animal (usually a dog) and is almost always fatal once symptoms appear. Rabies is a viral disease transmitted to humans usually by a bite or scratch from an infected animal (usually a dog). The virus ...

Polio

Poliomyelitis (polio) is a potentially paralysing, vaccine preventable, viral infection transmitted through food or water contaminated by infected human faeces or by direct contact with an infectious person. It is a potentially paralysing, vaccine preventable, viral infection. The virus is transmitted through food or water contaminated by infected human faeces ...

Shingles

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus—the same virus that causes chickenpox. It typically manifests as a painful rash with fluid-filled blisters. How Is Shingles Contracted? Shingles can occur when the varicella-zoster virus, which remains dormant in the nerve tissue ...

Typhoid

Typhoid infection is acquired through contaminated food or water. Most UK cases are in those visiting friends and relatives in countries of the Indian subcontinent Typhoid and paratyphoid are infections acquired by the ingestion of food or water contaminated by the bacteria Salmonella Typhi or Salmonella Paratyphi. They cause ...

Chickenpox

Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a common childhood illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It is characterised by an itchy rash, fever, and general discomfort. How Is Chickenpox Contracted? Chickenpox is primarily spread through direct contact with the fluid from the blisters of an infected person. It ...

Japanese Encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis is a potentially severe infection of the brain transmitted by mosquitoes. It occurs occurs in large parts of Asia and the Pacific rim Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a viral infection of the brain transmitted to humans by mosquitoes in parts of Asia and the Pacific rim. The ...

Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. It can range from mild to severe, causing symptoms such as cough, fever, chest pain, and difficulty breathing. How Is Pneumonia Contracted? Pneumonia is often caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. It can be ...

Diptheria

Diphtheria is a potentially fatal contagious bacterial infection that mainly affects the nose and throat, and sometimes the skin. It is highly contagious. It’s spread by coughs and sneezes, or by contact with someone with diphtheria or items belonging to them, such as bedding or clothing. The infection is usually ...

Malaria

Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease, transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito occurring in many tropical regions of the world. It is a potentially serious parasitic infection transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. In humans the disease is caused by five different species ...
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