South Asia: vaccinations and prevention

South Asia: vaccinations and prevention

June 4, 2019 0 By Ɓukasz Durajski

Mandatory vaccinations

no needed

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,
  • poliomyelitis,
  • rabies – in places with a high risk of contact with sick animals,
  • cholera – for vulnerable people (eg in epidemic areas),
  • Japanese encephalitis – travelers staying in rural areas.

Malaria

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

Tips & tricks for travelers