Egypt health regulations

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Egypt 🇪🇬

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Egypt. 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. Dengue and African tick-bite fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in Africa. Egypt is part of Africa with main city at Cairo. Its Developing country with a population of 91M people. The main currency is Egyptian Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91M people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Egypt

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Egypt

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

🏥 General health regulations for Egypt

  • Dengue and African tick-bite fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in Africa. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDCInsect Protection Advice.

  • H5N1 Avian Influenza cases have been reported in Egypt. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020