Maldives health regulations

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Maldives 🇲🇻

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Maldives. 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 the Maldives. Maldives is part of Asia with main city at Male. Its Developing country with a population of 344K people. The main currency is Rufiyaa. The languages spoken are Divehi.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 344K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Maldives

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Maldives

  • 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 the Maldives, 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.

🏥 General health regulations for Maldives

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

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

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020