Chile health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Chile

Chile is a big country with around 18M Chilean. Official language is Spanish. Chile uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is from UTC-06:00 to UTC-03:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Chile is Chilean Peso (CLP).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis) is spread by the faeces of insects found in Chile. For further information, please visit the CDCChagas Disease 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 Chile, 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 and researchers, or for those who may come into contact with bats.

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