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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:

NB : A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travelers arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission..

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.

Japanese encephalitis

From the age of 2 months for expatriates or people visiting rural areas during the transmission season (see Opinion of the French High Council for Public Health (HCSP) of September 20, 2013 on the recommendation for vaccination against Japanese encephalitis).).

Vaccination schedule: ​

Vaccination schedule: 2 doses given 7 (adult) to 28 days apart

Booster (adult): 12 to 24 months later

Rabies

For long trips to isolated areas

Typhoid

For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene

Children: aged ≥2 years

Malaria prevention

Transmission all year round in the rural areas of the northern and north-eastern districts (Chittagong Hill Tract, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar). There is no risk in Dhaka.

Prevention:

  • 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.

Go to the Institut Pasteur Medical Center General Recommendations page.

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

Prevention of other risks

Go to the Institut Pasteur Medical Center General Recommendations page.

 

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