Taiwan (officially the Republic of China – not to be confused with the People’s Republic of China) is an island on the east coast of China. Taiwan, which is not acknowledged by everyone, further comprises of a number of smaller islands off the Chinese coast. The country’s climate is predominantly tropical, with the exception of the mountainous areas that are slightly colder and have a semi-arid climate. Taiwan offers much that is worth seeing. But regardless of your holiday itinerary for Taiwan, you should always be aware of diseases and protect yourself against (dengue) mosquitoes.
Taiwan vaccinations: the most common risks
Various (tropical) diseases are prevalent in Taiwan to which you are likely not resistant. Vaccines can protect you against these. Please view our list of the most common health risks and diseases in Taiwan and read which specific vaccinations you require.
Health risks and recommended vaccinations
Vaccination against hepatitis B depends on your personal situation. Please contact KLM Health Services for a personal advice.
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.
In this country Japanese encephalitis is (possibly) prevalent. Vaccination 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.
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.