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Lesotho health regulations

Landscape view of Lesotho

Lesotho

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Lesotho. 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. African Tick-Bite Fever and chikungunya are diseases carried by insects that are found in Lesotho. Lesotho is part of Africa with main city at Maseru. Its Least Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Loti. The languages spoken are English and Southern Sotho.
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Health Regulations

๐Ÿš‘ Required health regulations for Lesotho

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๐Ÿ’Š Recommended health regulations for Lesotho

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

๐Ÿฅ General health regulations for Lesotho

  • African Tick-Bite Fever and chikungunya are diseases carried by insects that are found in Lesotho.ย For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDCInsect Protection Advice.

  • Many countries in Africa have high incidence rates of tuberculosis (TB). For further information, please visit the CDCย Tuberculosis Advice.

  • Many countries in Africa have high HIV prevalence rates. For further information, please visit the CDCย HIV Advice.

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Last updated: April 4, 2021