Approximately 60 million American households traveled in the past year—15%, or 9 million, of those to international destinations, according to travel research company, MMGY Global. As travelers prepare for their journeys, healthcare providers have the opportunity to remind them about appropriate travel vaccinations and provide information on destination-specific health risks. Particularly for international travelers, receiving the proper vaccinations helps ensure safe and healthy travels.
More than 60 million Americans travel abroad each year. And yet, many individuals forget to do one of the most important things for their trip: check their vaccine schedule and get additional immunizations.