Macau health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Macau

Macau is a small country with around 649K Macanese. Official languages are Chinese and Portuguese. Macau uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Currency used in Macau is Pataca (MOP).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Dengue cases have been reported in Macau. For further information, please visit the CDCDengue Advice.

Chikungunya cases have been reported in Macau. For further information, please visit the CDCChikungunya Advice.

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease outbreaks have been reported in Macau. In order to prevent infection, travellers should practice hygiene and cleanliness, and avoid close contact with people who are sick. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCΒ 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 Macau, 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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