|Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio are contained in a single combined vaccine. The vaccine is inactivated and contains dead bacteria or virus only and is highly effective at preventing the infections.
DTP vaccine only needs to be given as a single dose prior to travel to risk areas.
When to get vaccinated: You should get your polio, diphtheria and tetanus booster two weeks before travel.
Boosters: The vaccine protects you for 10 years. You will need a booster to remain protected after 10 years.