Lebanon borders the Mediterranean Sea to the west with a coastline of 225 km. To the north and east of the country lies Syria (border line 375 km) and to the south it borders Israel (border line 79 km).
Vaccinations Libanon: common risks
There are various diseases in Lebanon that you are normally not resistant to. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. View the most common health risks and diseases in this country below and read which specific vaccinations Lebanon requires of you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
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.
In this country Schistosomiasis is prevalent. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.