Kyrgyzstan health recommendations
Sanitary advices to visit Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan is a medium sized country with around 6M Kyrgyzstani. Official languages are Russian and Kyrgyz. Kyrgyzstan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+06:00. Currency used in Kyrgyzstan is Som (KGS).🏙️ Bishkek
🗣️ Kyrgyz Russian
👨👩👦👦 6M ☀️ ~2 °C 🌧 ~30 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 200k km2 (77k mi²)
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is reported in Kyrgyzstan between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDCTick-borne Encephalitis Advice.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in Kyrgyzstan. For further information, please visit the CDC Tuberculosis 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 Kyrgyzstan, 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 Kyrgyzstan, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.
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