Travel Vaccinations for Algeria

The table below provides a general guide as to the Travel Vaccinations that may be advised to you for travel to Algeria

Recommended Vaccinations for Algeria at a Glance
All Travellers: MMR, DTaP
Most Travellers: Typhoid, Hepatitis A
Some Travellers: Hepatitis B, Rabies

Vaccination Major Risk Factors Course Price
MMR Person-to-Person Course of Two £60
DTaP Person-to-Person Single Dose £50
Typhoid Person-to-Person Single Dose £65
Hepatitis A Person-to-Person Single Dose £86
Hepatitis B Person-to-Person Course of Three £66
Rabies Person-to-Person Course of Three - intramuscular £66
Rabies Person-to-Person Course of Three - intradermal £66

Based in North Africa, Algeria is home to over 37 million people with Morocco to the west, Tunisia and Libya to the East and Niger to the south.

Based in North Africa, Algeria is an extremely diverse country offering Roman ruins, Ottoman palaces, the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean coastline.

There are still ongoing conflicts and tensions in Algeria and the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all travel and all but essential travel to most parts of the country. Anyone considering travel to Algeria is advised to check up-to-date travel advice and warnings.

There is No Risk of Yellow Fever in Algeria

Keep up-to-date with the latest travel advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) before travelling.

Advice for Travellers to all Destinations

The Vaccinations and Medications that are needed for travel vary from person-to-person. Everyone should have a personal risk assessment with a travel health professional to take into account a range of factors such as itinerary, medical condition, occupational and lifestyle risk factors and previous vaccination history.

All Travellers

All Travellers should ensure that they are up-to-date with Routine Vaccinations including Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio and Measles, Mumps and Rubella.

Most Travellers

Most travellers will also need to consider a course or booster of Hepatitis A and Typhoid as there is a risk of these diseases across most parts of the world.

Some Travellers

Some Travellers may also be advised additional vaccinations such as Rabies, Japanese Encephalitis and Hepatitis B based on their individual risk assessment.

Risk of Malaria in Algeria

Malaria is spread by the plasmodium parasite passed to humans from the bite of an anopheles mosquito. Malaria is a serious illness with symptoms include fever, chills, sweats and flu like symptoms. In severe cases, malaria can be fatal. There isn’t currently a vaccine available for our travellers, although there are other ways to protect yourself, see Malaria Information for Travellers.

There is a Low Risk of Malaria throughout Algeria including Adrar, El Qued, Ghardaia, Illizi, Quargla and Tamanrasset.

Malaria Prevention

Travellers to areas where there is a Risk of Malaria should get advice regarding Malaria Medication which can be taken to help stop the illness from developing. The type of medication required depends on your destination, itinerary, length of stay and current medical condition. Further reduce the risk of by practicing mosquito Bite Avoidance by using Insect Repellent such as DEET 50% and covering exposed skin by wearing long sleeves and trousers.

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Further Travel Health Advice for Algeria

Algeria is a mountainous country and has a number of areas of high altitude including the Atlas Mountain Range. Travellers intending on travelling to areas above 2400 meters above sea level ought to take precautions to reduce the risk of experiencing Acute Mountain Sickness which is a potentially life-threatening illness.

When travelling to Algeria it is advisable, as with any travel that you protect yourself from food and water borne diseases, take adequate measures to protect yourself from over exposure to the sun, try your best to avoid insect bites and of course keep your personal safety at the forefront of your mind. Always make sure you check travel updates for destinations of travel with the foreign office particularly for travel to disaster areas and areas of conflict.

Schistosomiasis is a flatworm infection that is acquired through contact with infected fresh water streams, rivers or lakes. Travellers to Algeria should take precautions and avoid swimming or wadding in infected areas.