Uruguay health regulations

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Uruguay 🇺🇾

Get required, recommended and general health regulations advice before travelling to Uruguay. 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. Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis) is spread by the faeces of insects found in Uruguay. Uruguay is part of South America with main city at Montevideo. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Peso Uruguayo. The languages spoken are Spanish.
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Health Regulations

🚑 Required health regulations for Uruguay

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💊 Recommended health regulations for Uruguay

  • 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 Uruguay, 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.

  • 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 Uruguay

  • Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis) is spread by the faeces of insects found in Uruguay. For further information, please visit the CDCChagas Disease Advice.

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Last updated: January 29, 2020