Tuvalu health regulations

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Tuvalu 🇹🇻

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Tuvalu. 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. Dengue cases have been reported in Tuvalu. Tuvalu is part of Oceania with main city at Funafuti. Its Least Developed country with a population of 11K people. The main currency is Australian Dollar. The languages spoken are Tuvaluan and English.
👍 Least Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11K people

Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Tuvalu

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Tuvalu

  • 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 Tuvalu, 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 Tuvalu

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

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

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Last updated: January 29, 2020