Macedonia is situated in the Balkans, bordering Greece, Albania, Bulgaria and Serbia. The country has a temperate continental climate with warm summers and cool to cold winters. Always keep account of locally prevalent diseases. Malaria does not occur in Macedonia.
Macedonia vaccinations: the most common risks
In Macedonia your run the risk of catching a disease to which you may not be resistant. The right vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Macedonia and you will know at an instant which specific vaccinations you require.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
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.