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Typhoid Fever Vaccination Typhim Vi® Polysaccharide Vaccine

Houston Center for Infectious Diseases provides the following vaccine to prevent Typhoid fever:

Inactivated Typhoid Vaccine: Typhoid vaccine given as a shot

Inactivated Typhoid Vaccine (Shot)

Should not be given to children younger than two years of age

One dose provides protection. It should be given at least two weeks before travel to allow the vaccine time to work

A booster dose is needed every two years for people who remain at risk.