Japan

Japan vaccinations

which ones do you need?
Planning a trip to Japan? Please take the proper precautions as certain vaccinations are recommended for Japan, though they are not mandatory. Which vaccinations you require is dependant on the places you plan to visit and on the duration of your stay in this former empire.

The climate in Japan ranges from a cool and humid continental climate in the north – with freezing cold winters and hot summers – to a humid subtropical climate in the south. Wherever you plan to go in Japan, please protect yourself well against possible health risks, such as infectious diseases. Malaria does not occur in Japan.

Japan vaccinations: the most common risks

Vaccines can make you and your children resistant to various diseases that occur in Japan. Please find below a list of the main health risks and most common diseases in Japan and read which specific vaccinations are required.

Recommended vaccinations and risks

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

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

Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health ServicesĀ for a personal advice.

In this country Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health ServicesĀ for a personal advice.

In this country Tick-borne encephalitisis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.

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

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