South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (U.K.)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are a remote and pristine destination for adventurous travelers seeking a unique experience. Located in the southern Atlantic Ocean, these islands are home to an abundance of wildlife, including penguins, seals, and albatrosses. Visitors can explore the rugged landscapes, hike through glaciers, and witness the incredible natural beauty of the region. The islands also have a rich history, with several historic sites and museums to visit. While the journey to South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands may be challenging, the rewards are well worth it for those seeking an unforgettable adventure.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (U.K.) 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 and Hepatitis A prior to visiting South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (U.K.). This does not count toward routine childhood immunizations.
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