Lesotho health regulations

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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.
👍 Least Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Lesotho

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💊 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.

🏥 General health regulations for Lesotho

  • African Tick-Bite Fever and chikungunya are diseases carried by insects that are found in Lesotho. 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 CDC Tuberculosis Advice.

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020