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Before embarking on a trip it is important to be properly vaccinated for a number of illnesses that can be prevented by simple vaccinations. It is key to consult your doctor for a health assessment before you travel, and ensure you have the proper vaccines. What to ask your doctor?– review vaccination history -update any expired vaccinations -have a physical exam to make sure you are healthy to travel -discuss any health concerns you may have related to your trip Required vaccinations: -Some countries may require a Yellow fever vaccination within the past 10 years and present an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis before you can enter the country. Many countries may refuse entry without this proof, force quarantine