Are you going to Sharjah? Then prepare well. Vaccinations are recommended for Sharjah. Exactly which vaccinations the country requires of you depends on your trip and length of stay.
Sharjah is one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. The Emirate. Sharjah borders the Persian Gulf to the west and the Gulf of Oman to the east. Whatever you plan to do during your trip, be aware of diseases and other health risks in Sharjah.
In Sharjah there are diseases against which you are normally not resistant. Proper vaccinations and precautions can protect you against these diseases. Also read our tips to prepare well against the sun and mosquitoes.
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.
Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.
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.
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.
In this country Zika virus is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.