Hit Me With Your Best Travel Shots

With the trip to Africa about four months away, it was time to get the dreaded travel shots over with again. You see, I thought I was in the clear after already getting a barrage of shots and prescriptions for my last big trip—about eight years ago now. Unfortunately, the typhoid shot expired in two years and tetanus is recommended …

My kind of Med

Travel Meds: Round Two

Today was travel med day.  I had a very nice consultation with the doctor about what I will need to do to survive my upcoming trip, health wise.  Two prescriptions and two shots later, I feel more prepared to combat whatever disease carrying microorganisms that may cross my path while traveling. What will possibly occur in the next 24 hours …

Normal state

Back to normal, almost

Since I plan on going to India at the end of the year, I’ve been advised to get many different shots and prescriptions before my trip. Over a week ago I started the process with a tetanus and hepatitis A shot (thankfully I already finished the round of required Hep B shots years ago). The nurse asked which arm I wrote with, and …