United States vaccinations

which ones do you need?

Are you leaving for the United States of America shortly? After reading our travel advice on this country, you will know better how to prepare yourself for your trip. Which specific precautions and vaccinations the United States of America requires depends, among other things, on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.Vaccinations are not mandatory throughout North America. North America includes the United States and Canada. If you are combining a visit to North America with another travel destination, you may need additional vaccinations. Also, do not forget to apply for your ESTA.

Vaccinations United States of America: common risks

You may encounter diseases in the United States of America to which you are not normally immune. The southern and south-eastern states and Hawaii (not far from the west coast) are home to mosquitoes that can transmit tropical diseases. Think dengue, zika or chikungunya. No vaccination is available for North America for the majority of these mosquito-borne diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately where you stand. Also read our tips for travelling. So you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.


Recommended vaccinations

In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.

Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health ServicesĀ for good and personal advice.

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Vaccination(s) necessary for the above risks? Make an appointment right now!

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