Vaccines suggested to any or all visitors:
- Hepatitis A
Vaccines suggested to some guests (long term travellers, travellers operating in risk areas):
- Hepatitis B
British travellers ought to additionally guarantee they need adequate protection from contagious disease, epidemic parotitis and rubeola and T.B., that area unit usually given as a part of the childhood vaccination schedule.
There is a variable risk of P.Vivax protozoal infection in Limon province, in and around Matina. there’s a coffee to no risk in different areas wherever anti-malarial medication isn’t suggested. (see map above).
Malaria chemoprophylaxis for variable risk zones:
Proguanil can even be used is antimalarial isn’t deemed appropriate.
Diseases gift that can’t be immunised against:
- Dengue fever
- Stomach bugs/diarrhoea
- Trypanosomiasis – yank
Recent outbreaks (past half-dozen months):
October 2013: dengue
Almost 46,000 cases of dengue are recorded this year and has been one amongst the worst outbreaks of dengue in Costa Rican history. Travellers area unit suggested to use a DEET primarily based dipteran repellent and canopy areas of exposed skin with garments, particularly throughout daytime.