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|
|Sometimes advised for high risk||Hepatitis B
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|
|Provinces of Attapeu, Champasak, Salavan, Savannakhet and Kekong||HIGH RISK||MAL/DOX/MEF||ALL||CHLOR|
|Provinces of Bokeo and Houaphanh and city of Vientiane||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
|All other areas not listed above||LOW RISK ADDITIONAL*||AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF*||ALL||CHLOR|
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