Cape Verde vaccinations

which ones do you need?
Are you going to Cape Verde? On this page, we provide travel advice and tell you which vaccinations you may require. We recommend certain vaccinations for Cape Verde, though most of these are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require for your trip to Cape Verde depends on the your travel itinerary and on the duration of your stay in this wonderful archipelago.

Cape Verde is an archipelago off the west coast of the African continent. The Cape Verde Islands have a tropical climate with temperatures ranging from 18 tot 24 degrees Celsius in winter and between 30 and 35 degrees Celsius during summertime. Regardless of what you plan to do, it is important to take into account various infectious diseases and strong sunshine.
Vaccination against yellow fever is required if coming from a country with a high risk area

Mandatory vaccinations

In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.

Recommended vaccinations and risks

In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.

There is an increased risk of measles in this country. A MMR (Mumps Measles Rubella) vaccination is recommended for anyone who has not been vaccinated against measles or has experienced the disease.

In the Netherlands, most children now receive a vaccination against BMR. We therefore recommend a vaccination for some travellers. This advice depends on age, past vaccinations and diseases experienced.

In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

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