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Ebola virus (August 2014)

Ebola virus disease in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone (August 2014). [Read More]

The Hadj and Oumra

The Hajj 1435/2014 and Umrah (June 2014). [Read More]

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My destination

In general, we recommend that you update your basic vaccinations for all destinations. These vaccines include:
  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • Polio
  • Measles
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Most tropical destinations, "all-inclusives," cruises

Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America.

We strongly recommend hepatitis A and B vaccines.

Asia
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China, Thailand, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, etc.

Other vaccines may be required

  • Japanese encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Typhoid
  • etc.
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Some destinations in South America and Africa

E.g. Iguazu Falls, safari in Kenya or Tanzania.

The yellow fever vaccine may be required or recommended

Recommendations
  • A travellers' diarrhea vaccine (Dukoral) may be recommended if you have a chronic illness (diabetes, heart disease, intestinal disease, etc.) or if you frequently experience diarrhea ("Turista") when you travel.
  • The travellers' diarrhea vaccine (Dukoral) is available to everyone who wants additional
    protection during their trip.
  • Keep in mind that malaria has been reported in the Dominican Republic, Haiti and some countries in Central and South America. A preventive drug may be prescribed.