- Micronesia health regulation
Micronesia health recommendations
Sanitary advices to visit Micronesia
Micronesia is a small country with around 103K Micronesian. Official language is English. Micronesia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is from UTC+10:00 to UTC+11:00. Currency used in Micronesia is US Dollar (USD).🏙️ Pohnpei
👨👩👦👦 103K ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~289 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 1k km2 (0k mi²)
Zika outbreaks have been reported in Micronesia. 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 Micronesia. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Micronesia.
Chikungunya cases have been reported in Micronesia. For further information, please visit the CDCChikungunya Advice.
Dengue cases have been reported in Micronesia. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in Micronesia. 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 Micronesia, 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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