Mexico is a country situated in North America which shares its border with Belize and Guatemala in the south, and the United States of America in the north.
All Travellers: Routine Vaccinations: DTaP, MMR
Most Travelers: Hepatitis A, Typhoid
Some Travelers: Rabies and Hepatitis B
Before embarking on your trip to Mexico, certain things need to be put in place to ensure good health during the period of your trip. It is advised that you check in with a travel clinic for needed vaccinations in the country of choice. In Mexico, there’s a risk of Malaria. It is required of you to properly gear yourself up ahead of your trip against malaria and other diseases.
In Mexico, there’s no risk of Yellow Fever, but you will likely be required to get a certificate if you have been pre-disposed to yellow fever in time past and to ensure you are not bringing it into Mexico.
Before you travel to Mexico, please check out the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (CFO) advice as updates on travelling to this country changes regularly.
The table below is a detailed guide for the needed travel vaccinations that may be advised to you to travel to Mexico. Travellers should make sure that they are updated with Routine Vaccinations, including Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, Tetanus and Polio and Diphtheria. Some Travellers may also be asked to take additional vaccinations depending on the risk assessment to include past medical statements, itinerary, and lifestyle.
|Vaccination||Some Travelers||Most Travelers||All Travelers||Course||Major Risk Factor||Price Per Dose|
|Rabies||Yes||The course of Three, Rabipur||Infected Animals||£ 90|
|Hepatitis A||Yes||Single Dose, Epaxyl||Contaminated Water and Food||£ 60|
|Hepatitis B||Yes||The course of Three, EnergixB||Medical Intervention, Body Fluids||£ 80|
|Typhoid||Tes||Single Dose, Typhim Vi||Contaminated Water and Food||£ 95|
|DTaP||Yes||Single Dose, Revaxis||Person-to-Person||£ 85|
|MMR||Yes||Course of Two, MMR||Person-to-Person||£ 100|
Malaria is a type of viral illness which is distributed by Mosquitoes which bite from dusk to dawn in the entire tropical world. It causes severe muscles and joint pains and also a high fever. In a case whereby it is serious, this illness can be fatal.
In some regions of Mexico, Malaria is a risk. The risk of Malaria is low in some areas of Oaxaca and Chiapas. The risk of Malaria is very low in Durango, Quintana Roo, Chihuahua, Nayarit, and Sinaloa.
People who travel to regions where there’s a risk of Malaria are required to get advice with regards to Malaria Medication that can be consumed to help in stopping the development of the illness. The list of medication needed is determined by your length of stay, itinerary, current medical condition, and destination. Furthermore, the risk can be reduced by practising mosquito Bite Avoidance by making use of Insect Repellant like DEET 50% and wear trousers and long sleeves to cover your exposed skin.
This is a viral illness which is spread by mosquitoes found in the tropical regions of South America and Africa. For more information, do check out Yellow Fever Vaccination.
There is no risk of Yellow Fever in Mexico. Nevertheless, some travellers may be required to get a certificate.
For more information and to get vaccinated before your trip to Mexico, the travel clinic is just a call away. Reach out to us today on 020 37457527 and we wil ensure you are vaccinated against all potential diseases in Mexico.