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 dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services 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.