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Ministry of Health and Quality of Life

Travellers Advice


YELLOW FEVER
A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers over 1 year of age coming from infected areas.  The countries and areas included in the endemic zones are considered as infected areas.  A list of these countries is as hereunder:
Africa
America
Angola Bolivia
Benin Brazil
Burkina, Faso       Colombia      
Burundi            Ecuador        
Cameroon            French Guiana
Central African Republic      Guyana
Chad            Panama
Congo     Peru
Cote d’Ivoire    Surinam
Democratic Republic of Congo    Venezuela
Equatorial Guinea   
Ethiopia  
Gabon  
Gambia  
Ghana  
Guinea  
Guinea-Bissau  
Kenya  
Liberia  
Mali  
Niger  
Nigeria  
Rwanda  
Sad Tome and Principe  
Senegal  
Sierra Leone  
Somalia  
Sudan  
Togo  
Uganda  
United Republic of Tanzania  
Zambia  

It should be pointed out that the Vaccination Certificate for Yellow Fever is valid ten (10) days after the date of vaccination, or in case of revaccination as from the date of revaccination.
                                                                                                                 
MALARIA 
There is no malaria risk in Mauritius.  No indigenous (cases of local origin) has been reported in the country in the last 5 (five) years.
No malaria prophylaxis is required.
  
HEPATITIS A, TYPHOID 
The prevalence of these diseases is very low.  There is no need to have any vaccinations against these diseases when proceeding to the country.
 
POLIOMYELITIS
No cases of Poliomyelitis has been reported since the early sixties.
 
FILARIASIS
No filariasis in Mauritius.
RABIES
No Rabies in Mauritius.
 

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