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 spend more than 12 hours in transit at 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.
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: 2 doses given 7 (adult) to 28 days apart
Booster (adult): 12 to 24 months later
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
Low risk of transmission all year round throughout the country There is no risk in the districts of Colombo, Galle, Gampaha, Kalutara, Matara and Nuwara Eliya.
- No chemoprophylaxis
- Protection against mosquito bites
- Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.