Vaccines suggested to all or any 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, infectious disease and rubeola and TB, that area unit commonly given as a part of the childhood vaccination schedule.
There is a variable risk of P.Vivax protozoal infection throughout a lot of of the country. Affected areas embody the Pacific coastal areas, Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Chiquimula, Peten, Suchitepequez and Zacapa. there’s low to currently risk of protozoal infection in Antigua, national capital and Lake Atitlan.
Malaria chemoprophylaxis for variable risk zones:
Proguanil (But providing antimalarial isn’t deemed suitable)
Diseases gift that can’t be unsusceptible against:
- Dengue fever
- Trypanosomiasis – yank
- Stomach bugs/diarrhoea
Recent outbreaks (past half-dozen months):
July 2013: breakbone fever
Nearly 4000 cases of suspected breakbone fever are rumored, together with half-dozen fatalities. Travellers area unit suggested to use a DEET based mostly dipterous insect repellent and canopy up with wear significantly throughout daylight.