Cape Verde (Islands)

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Recommended vaccinations

Routine vaccination:

Vaccinations included in the vaccination schedule to be updated

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.

En fonction des modalités du séjour :

Hepatitis A

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

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.

Typhoid

For long trips or in conditions of poor hygiene

Children: aged ≥2 years

Malaria prevention

Limited risk of malaria from August to November on the islands of Santiago and Boa Vista.

No chemoprophylaxis 

Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.

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

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