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Japan is a fascinating destination for travelers from the U.S. with its unique blend of ancient traditions and modern technology. Visitors can explore the bustling cities of Tokyo and Osaka, marvel at the stunning natural beauty of Mount Fuji and the Japanese Alps, and immerse themselves in the country's rich cultural heritage by visiting historic temples, shrines, and gardens. Japan is also renowned for its delicious cuisine, including sushi, ramen, and tempura, and its world-class shopping and entertainment options. Whether you're interested in history, culture, food, or adventure, Japan has something to offer every traveler.

Japan Immunization Recommendations and Requirements

Before traveling, make sure you are up-to-date on all of your routine immunizations including influenza and COVID-19. Note that many vaccines that are now considered "routine" were not available until recent decades so you may not have received them at all, depending on your age and other factors. 

Infants, 6 to 11 months old should receive one dose of MMR prior to visiting Japan. This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.

Talk to a travel health specialist

At Away Clinic we specialize in getting travelers ready for their trips to the world's most exotic destinations. We would be glad to assist you at the following locations:

To set up an appointment, see our self-scheduling page, call us at (480) 712-8865‬, or email us

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