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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 only for travelers arriving from a country 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.

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

Sporadic transmission possible from May to October in foci along the northern border, particularly in rural areas of the El Hasaka Governorate (no indigenous cases reported since 2005).

Prevention

  • No chemoprophylaxis
  • Protection against mosquito bites
  • Travelers should immediately seek medical attention if fever occurs when traveling or in the months after their return.

Preventive treatments

Go to the Institut Pasteur Medical Center General Recommendations page.

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

 
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