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Confused about vaccines required for medical - Hepatitis A

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Hi everyone,

My Canadian wife is preparing for her medical exam and she has had every vaccine except Hepatitis A. On this list, http://www.visajourney.com/content/uscis-v, it does not mention Hepatitis A. Although it is not on that list, I have seen it on several other lists. Can anyone confirm whether or not she needs the Hepatitis A vaccine? The problem is that it requires two shots that are 6 months apart.

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Hi, thank you. I went to that PDF and it is on the list but then I went to a panel physician's website on that PDF and based on her age I do not think she needs it. Thanks again.

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That link was hugely helpful... From there I also found a doctor in Vancouver where I can do the medical exam that's much closer than Montreal. If I'm reading their site correctly, with me being 30, the only vaccinations I need are MMR, and TDAP. (Already had Chicken pox, so don't need Varicella). Depending on when my medical exam is, I will probably need to get the flu shot, but I'll gladly take 3 vaccinations over the giant list of 10-15 I thought I originally needed lol

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Hep-A is not required for adults, as per the CDC's list over required vaccinations for immigrants.


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