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||Risk in some areas but not required for certificate purposes|
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|
|Loreto department (Iquitos)||HIGH RISK||MAL/DOX/MEF||ALL||CHLOR|
|Eastern Junin and Western Ayacucho||LOW RISK ADDITIONAL*||AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF*||ALL||CHLOR|
|All other areas including Lima and at altitude including the Inca Trail, Cuzco, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca.||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||NONE|
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