Egypt health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Egypt

Egypt is a big country with around 91M Egyptian. Official language is Arabic. Egypt uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+02:00. Currency used in Egypt is Egyptian Pound (EGP).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Dengue and African tick-bite fever are diseases carried by insects that occur in Africa. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDCInsect Protection Advice.

H5N1 Avian Influenza cases have been reported in Egypt. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu 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 Egypt, 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 Egypt, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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