JAPAN

Vaccines suggested to any or all visitors:

There are not any essential vaccinations needed for short guests.

Vaccines suggested to some guests (long term travellers, travellers operating in risk areas):

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese rubor
  • Rabies
  • Tetanus
  • Tick-borne rubor

British travellers ought to conjointly guarantee they need adequate protection from contagious disease, epidemic parotitis and German measles and infectious disease, that area unit commonly given as a part of the childhood vaccination schedule.

Malaria and regions inside country: japan

Malaria isn’t commonly gift in Japan.

Diseases gift that can’t be unsusceptible against:

HIV/AIDS

Recent outbreaks (past half dozen months):

August 2013: Radiation leak
A new leak has been found at the Fukushima nuclear plant. Travellers area unit suggested to not visit the plant or the encircling areas.
July 2013: German measles
Almost 13,000 cases of German measles are reportable in Japan this year to this point. guests area unit suggested to ascertain that they received the German measles immunogen as a part of the childhood immunization schedule and if not, get vaccination before travel.