The Republic of Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia that consists of a mere 63 islands. It is separated from Malaysia and Indonesia by sea straits. Singapore has a tropical climate with temperatures that usually range between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. Due to the humidity, it often feels warm and a bit clammy as well. If you wish to avoid the most heavy monsoon rains, then the best time to travel to Singapore is between February and September. Regardless of your travel itinerary for Singapore, you will always need to take into account the risk of (tropical) diseases and mosquitoes. Both dengue and malaria occur in certain parts of Singapore.
Singapore vaccinations: the most common risks
Various (tropical) diseases are prevalent in Singapore to which you are likely not resistant. Vaccines can protect you against these. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Singapore and read which specific vaccinations you require. Read our tips for travelling as well. In this way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
Recommended vaccinations and health advice
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 Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.