Samoa health regulations

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Samoa 🇼🇸

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Samoa. 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 Samoa. Samoa is part of Oceania with main city at Apia. Its Developing country with a population of 195K people. The main currency is Tala. The languages spoken are Samoan and English.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 195K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Samoa

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Samoa

  • 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 Samoa, 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 Samoa

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

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020