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Recommended vaccinations

Routine vaccination:

Vaccinations included in the vaccination schedule to be updated

Hepatitis A

1 injection two weeks before departure, booster 1 to 3 (5) years later.

Children: aged ≥1 year.

Based on your travel plans:

Tick-borne encephalitis

If staying in rural or forest areas between spring and autumn.

Children: aged ≥1 year

Hepatitis B

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.

Rabies

For long trips to isolated areas
Children: as soon as they can walk

Typhoid

For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene. Children: aged ≥2 years.

Malaria prevention

Given the very low risk, preventive treatment is not recommended but in the event of fever it must be possible to seek medical attention immediately whether this is during your stay or in the months that follow.

(Source: Weekly Epidemiological Bulletin [BEH] – Health Recommendations for Travelers).

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