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FAQ

Do I need vaccinations to visit Rio de Janeiro?

Page last updated 12 November 2018

There are no specific vaccination requirements for entry into Rio de Janeiro; however the vaccination recommendations for Brazil still apply.

  • Up-to-date with routine vaccinations
  • Hepatitis A 
  • Typhoid 
  • Yellow fever
  • Hepatitis B

Depending on your travel plans, your doctor may recommend that you get a booster or be revaccinated against a particular disease for your protection.

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Sources & Citations

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Health Information for Travelers to Brazil. Available at: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/brazil [accessed 10 May 2018]
  2. Australian Government. Department of Health. Yellow fever – general fact sheet. Available at: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-pubhlth-strateg-communic-factsheets-yellow.htm (accessed 4 May 2018)

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.04.0144a - Date of preparation July 2018