Marshall Islands health regulations

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Marshall Islands 🇲🇭

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Marshall Islands. 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 Marshall Islands. Marshall Islands is part of Oceania with main city at Majuro. Its Developing country with a population of 55K people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are English and Marshallese.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 55K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Marshall Islands

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Marshall Islands

  • 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 Marshall Islands, 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 Marshall Islands

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

  • Dengue is carried by insects that occur in the Marshall Islands. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDC Insect Protection Advice.

  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in the Marshall Islands. For further information, please visit the CDCTuberculosis Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020