The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.
Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.
|Risk level||Vaccines required|
|All travellers||Hepatitis A
|Sometimes advised for high risk||Diphtheria
|Yellow Fever||Yes for some areas and vaccination might be required for certificate purposes from a yellow fever area.|
The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.
|Areas of risk||Level of risk||Recommended regimen||Seasonal risk||Drug resistance|
|Choco, Antioquia, Cordoba, Narino and the Amazon (Vichada, Guaviare, Vaupes, Guainia and Amazonas)||HIGH RISK||MAL/DOX/MEF||ALL||CHLOR|
|Areas above 1700m, including cities of Bogota, Medellin and Pasto, Cartagena, and San Andreas Archipelago||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
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