Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Travel Vaccine Recommendations for China
Please refer to the Travel Recommendations for India post. The recommendations are the same with the exception of the following two items:
1. Polio vaccine booster is not recommended.
2. Malaria pills are not needed for travelers to cities and popular tourist areas, including Yangtze River cruises, Hong Kong and Macau. Malaria prophylaxis is indicated for rural areas only of the following provinces: Hainan, Yunnan, Fuijan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Tibet (in the Zangbo River valley only), Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, and Shandong.
Image from: Institut de veille sanitaire (invs.sante.fr)