Marshall Islands health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands is a small country with around 55K Marshallese. Official languages are Marshallese and English. Marshall Islands uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is UTC+12:00. Currency used in Marshall Islands is US Dollar (USD).

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Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

Zika outbreaks have been reported in the Marshall Islands. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to the Marshall Islands. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in the Marshall Islands.

Dengue is carried by insects that occur in the Marshall Islands. For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDC Insect Protection Advice.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in the Marshall Islands. For further information, please visit the CDCTuberculosis 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 the Marshall Islands, 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.

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