Bulgaria health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a medium sized country with around 7M Bulgarian. Official language is Bulgarian. Bulgaria uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+02:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Bulgaria is Bulgarian Lev (BGN).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Bulgaria. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in Bulgaria. For further information, please visit the CDCTuberculosis 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 Bulgaria, 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 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 Bulgaria, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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