Are you leaving for Mayotte 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 Mayotte requires depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Mayotte is a French overseas department, located in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and Mozambique.
You can catch diseases in Mayotte against which you are normally not resistant. Proper vaccinations and precautions can protect you against these diseases.
Vaccination against yellow fever is required when coming from or having been in transit for more than 12 hours in a country with a high-risk area. There is also malaria and dengue.
In this country Yellow Fever is prevalent. There is a potential risk for travellers. Vaccination is recommended. Vaccination is possibly COMPULSORY when traveling from a Yellow Fever area. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
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.
In this country there is a risk of getting malaria. Protection against mosquito bites is necessary during day- and nighttime. Sometimes malaria tablets are recommended, please contact KLM Health Services.
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.