Are you leaving for Macau soon? After reading our travel advice about this country, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific vaccinations and precautions Macau requires depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Macau consists of three islands connected by bridges and dams: the main island of Macau (peninsula), the middle island of Taipa and the southernmost island of Coloane.
You can catch diseases in Macau against which you are normally not resistant. Proper vaccinations and precautions can protect you against these diseases.
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 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 against tuberculosis depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for personal advice.