For some people travelling overseas, vaccination against certain diseases may not be advised. This may be the case if:

  • you have a condition that affects your body’s immune system, such as HIV or AIDS
  • you are receiving treatment that affects your immune system, such as chemotherapy (a treatment for cancer)
  • you have recently had a bone marrow or organ transplant

Jabs  can give you further advice.


The areas that are considered to be of high risk for any disease may change. For up-to-date travel information on the country you are visiting, check: