Brunei health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Brunei

Brunei is a small country with around 412K Bruneian. Official language is Malay. Brunei uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Brunei is Brunei Dollar (BND).

🏙️ Bandar Seri Begawan
🗣️ Malay
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 412K ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~263 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 6k km2 (2k mi²)
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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Chikungunya cases have been reported in Brunei. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.

Dengue cases have been reported in Brunei. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue 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.

As hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A, travellers should consult with their doctor prior to travel to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is necessary.

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.

Travellers may need a Japanese Encephalitis vaccination depending on their travel plans, particularly if they will be in Bruneilonger than a month or plan to visit rural areas or spend significant time outdoors. Consultation with a doctor regarding this vaccination should be sought prior to travel. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDC Japanese Encephalitis Advice.

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 Brunei, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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