Are you leaving for Georgia soon? After reading our travel advice about Georgia, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations Georgia requires will amongst others depend on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Georgia is a transcontinental country at the intersection of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is part of the Caucasus region, bounded by the Black Sea to the west, Russia to the north and northeast, Turkey to the southwest, Armenia to the south, and by Azerbaijan to the southeast. Tbilisi is its capital and largest city.
Vaccinations Georgia: common risks
You may encounter diseases in Georgia against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Georgia requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.
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.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.