Palau health regulations

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Palau 🇵🇼

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Palau. 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 Palau. Palau is part of Oceania with main city at Ngerulmud. Its Developing country with a population of 18K people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Palau

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Palau

  • 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 Palau, 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 Palau

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

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

  • Dengue is a risk in Palau. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020