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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 travelers arriving from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission (in French).

Hepatitis A

1 injection two weeks before departure, booster 1 to 3 (5) years later. Children: aged ≥1 year.

Based on your travel plans:

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

Transmission all year round throughout the country.

Prevention

  • Chemoprophylaxis with atovaquone-proguanil, doxycycline or mefloquine.
  • 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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