Russia health regulations

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Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Russia. 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. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is often reported in Europe between April and November. Russia is part of Europe with main city at Moscow. Its Developed country with a population of 147M people. The main currency is Russian Ruble. The languages spoken are Russian.
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Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Russia

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Russia

  • 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 Russia, 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.

  • Travellers may need a Japanese Encephalitis vaccination depending on their travel plans, particularly if they will be in Russia longer than a month or plan to visit rural areas or spend significant time outdoors. Consultation with a doctor regarding this vaccination should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Japanese Encephalitis Advice.

  • 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 Russia, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites. This vaccination is particularly recommended for travellers to the Caucasus region who will be participating in outdoor activities.

🏥 General health regulations for Russia

  • Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is often reported in Europe between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDC Tick-borne Encephalitis Advice.

  • H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Russia. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

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

  • HIV is a risk in Russia. For further information, please visit the CDC HIV Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020