Bahrain health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Bahrain

Bahrain is a small country with around 1M Bahraini. Official language is Arabic. Bahrain uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Currency used in Bahrain is Bahraini Dinar (BHD).

🏙️ Muharraq
🗣️ Arabic
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~5 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been found in the Middle East. For further information, please visit the CDC MERS Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Bahrain, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Bahrain, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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