Antigua and Barbuda health regulations

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Antigua and Barbuda 🇦🇬

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Antigua and Barbuda. It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots. Zika outbreaks have been reported in Antigua and Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda is part of North America with main city at Saint John's. Its Developing country with a population of 86K people. The main currency is East Caribbean Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 86K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Antigua and Barbuda

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Antigua and Barbuda

  • It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

  • A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Antigua and Barbuda, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

  • A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

  • A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially for those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

🏥 General health regulations for Antigua and Barbuda

  • Zika outbreaks have been reported in Antigua and Barbuda. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Antigua and Barbuda. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Antigua and Barbuda.

  • Chikungunya cases have been reported in Antigua and Barbuda. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.

  • Dengue and African Tick-Bite Fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in Antigua and Barbuda. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDCInsect Protection Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020