The flu, measles or whooping cough: vaccinations enable your immune system to react to pathogens. This way you should not contract the illness at all or only a mild case of it. You can find important information here.
Influenza – to vaccinate or not?
You can get vaccinated against the flu, which is also known as influenza. Opinions on this vaccination differ widely. Find out more.
You need these vaccinations for your trip
Sick on holiday? Not with the right vaccination protection. Travel fully vaccinated to Thailand, Costa Rica, India and other countries.
Tick vaccination: what you need to know
Read on to find out whether you need a tick vaccination or a vaccination booster.
Vaccinations for babies and small children
When your baby is 2 months old, you have to decide whether to vaccinate or not. Here is an overview of the basic vaccines recommended by the FOPH.
How can you protect yourself against flu
The next bout of flu might be doing the rounds soon. These tips will help protect you from catching flu.
Whooping cough vaccination for children and adults
Get vaccinated or not? Whooping cough is a highly contagious bacterial infection. Especially for babies, the illness is life-threatening.
Measles, mumps, rubella vaccination for children and adults
Get vaccinated or not? Measles, mumps and rubella are highly contagious viral diseases.
Vaccinations before travelling abroad
In certain countries, there is a higher risk of illness. It is advisable to check as early as possible whether any particular vaccinations are recommended or mandatory.