Includes Ko Samui and Phuket
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||Diphtheria
|Highest risk||Japanese Encephalitis
|Yellow Fever||No risk of yellow fever, however 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|
|Forrested and hilly areas close to borders of Cambodia and Myanmar, inland areas of Surat Thani province and parts of the southern border with Malaysia||HIGH RISK||MAL/DOX||ALL||CHLOR, MEF, QUININE|
|All other areas inc. cities of Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Mae Sot, Pattaya and Phuket, the islands of Phi Phi, Koh Samui and Koh Chang and the River Quai bridge area||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||NONE|
For more help contact Information Services.