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.
|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|
|Areas below 1500m (including coastal areas)||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
|Guayanquil, Quito, other cities in the inter-Andean region and the Galapagos islands||NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
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