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 A
|Highest risk||Japanese Encephalitis
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|
|Urban areas inc. Ho Chi Min City and Hanoi, Red River and Mekong deltas, Phu Quoc Island and coastal plains of central Vietnam||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||CHLOR|
|All other areas. Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Binh Phuoc and western parts of Phu Yen, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan and north west Lai Chau||LOW RISK ADDITIONAL*||AVOIDANCE OR MAL/DOX/MEF*||ALL||CHLOR|
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