Vaccinations included in the vaccination schedule to be updated
1 injection two weeks before departure, booster 1 to 3 (5) years later. Children: aged ≥1 year.
NB: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for all travelers aged ≥1 year arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission and all travelers who spend more than 12 hours in transit at an airport in a country where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.
Based on your travel plans:
For long or frequent trips
Two injections one month apart
Booster 6 months later
When protection is needed as early as possible (with almost imminent departure), an accelerated schedule of three injections within a short interval and a fourth dose 1 year later is feasible, in adults only.
For long trips to isolated areas.
Children: as soon as they can walk.
For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene.
Children: aged ≥2 years.
Transmission all year round throughout the country below 2,200m. There is no risk in Asmara.
- Chemoprophylaxis with atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline or mefloquine for risk areas during the periods indicated
- Protection against mosquito bites
Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.