Argentina health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Argentina. 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 Argentina. Argentina is part of Americas with main city at Buenos Aires. Its Developing country with a population of 44M people. The main currency is Argentine Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish and Guaraní.
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Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Argentina

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Argentina

  • 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 Argentina, 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 those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

  • A yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travellers 9 months of age or older who are visiting certain areas of Argentina. Consultation with a doctor regarding this vaccination should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visit yellow fever recommendations and requirements for Argentina.

  • A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Argentina, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

🏥 General health regulations for Argentina

  • Zika outbreaks have been reported in Argentina. 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 Argentina. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Zika Virus in Argentina.

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

  • Dengue cases have been reported in Argentina. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.

  • Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis) is spread by the faeces of insects found in Argentina. For further information, please visit the CDCChagas Disease Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020