Are you leaving for the Pitcairn Islands 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 the Pitcairn Islands requires, depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
The Pitcairn Islands are a group of five islands halfway between Easter Island and Tahiti, of which only the main island of Pitcairn is inhabited. The archipelago is located in the South Pacific Ocean at the eastern end of the Polynesian Islands and is the only British territory in that region. You can catch diseases on the Pitcairn Islands that you are normally not resistant to. Proper vaccinations and precautions can protect you against these diseases.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Vaccination against typhoid fever depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
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.