The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.
|Risk level||Vaccines required|
|Sometimes advised for high risk||Diphtheria
|Highest risk||Hepatitis B|
|Yellow Fever||No risk of yellow fever, however vaccination might be required for certificate purposes from a yellow fever area|
The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.
|Areas of risk||Level of risk||Recommended regimen||Seasonal risk||Drug resistance|
|Province of Limon, low risk mainly in the canton of Matina||LOW RISK ADDITIONAL*||AVOIDANCE OR CHLOR*||ALL||NONE|
|All other areas including Puerto Limon||LOW/NO RISK||AVOIDANCE||ALL||NONE|
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