Cuba health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Cuba. 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 Cuba. Cuba is part of Americas with main city at Havana. Its Developing country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Cuban Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish.
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Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Cuba

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Cuba

  • 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 Cuba, 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 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 Cuba, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

🏥 General health regulations for Cuba

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

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020