Hong Kong health recommendations
Sanitary advices to visit Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a small country with around 7M Hong Kong. Official languages are Chinese and English. Hong Kong uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Hong Kong is Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).🏙️ Hong Kong
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👨👩👦👦 7M ☀️ ~23 °C 🌧 ~182 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
Chikungunya cases have been reported in Hong Kong. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.
H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Hong Kong. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease cases have been reported in Hong Kong. For further information, please visit the CDC Hand, Foot, and Mouth 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 Hong Kong, 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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