Switzerland health regulations

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Switzerland 🇨🇭

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Switzerland. 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. Switzerland is part of Europe with main city at Bern. Its Developed country with a population of 8M people. The main currency is Swiss Franc. The languages spoken are German, French and Italian.
👍 Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8M people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Switzerland

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Switzerland

  • 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.

  • As hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A, travellers should consult with their doctor prior to travel to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is necessary.

  • 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 rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

🏥 General health regulations for Switzerland

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

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020