Asia (Near East): vaccinations and prevention

Asia (Near East): vaccinations and prevention

June 4, 2019 0 By Ɓukasz Durajski

Mandatory vaccinations

Vaccination with quadrivalent ACYW135 (either polysaccharide or conjugate) must be issued not less than 10 days before arrival and not more than 3 years (polysaccharide vaccine) or 5 years (conjugate vaccine) before arrival. The immunization certificate should clearly state if the traveller was vaccinated with the conjugate vaccine for the 5-year validity to apply.

yellow fever: if you travel from a country where this disease occurs, some countries in this region may require vaccination against this disease.

Vaccinations recommended

  • vaccinations valid in the Polish vaccination calendar,
  • hepatitis A,
  • hepatitis B,
  • diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP) – each 10 years,
  • typhoid,
  • rabies – in places with a high risk of contact with sick animals,
  • cholera – for vulnerable people (eg in epidemic areas).

Malaria

In this region, the risk of malaria occurs throughout the year.

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