CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in India, regardless of where you are eating or staying. You can get typhoid through contaminated food or water in India..It s important to see a health care professional or a travel clinic at least weeks before any international travelthat even includes a trip to visit friends and family. Find out vaccine and medicine recommendations and requirements for .Polio vaccine is no longer recommended for US travelers. However, all travelers residents and nationals from countries reporting cases of polio should check to see if there is a requirement for a dose of polio vaccine prior to entry into India..Official U.S. government health recommendations for traveling. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC ..