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.
Based on your travel plans:
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 have transited an airport in a country where there is a risk of yellow fever transmission.
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
For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene
Children: aged ≥2 years
Transmission all year round in the southern region (Chukha, Dagana, Pemagatshel, Samdrup Jonkhar, Samtse, Sarpang and Zhemgang Districts). Risk of malaria during the rainy summer months in other parts of the country. There is no risk in Bumthang, Gasa, Paro and Thimphu Districts.
- 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.