Travel Vaccinations for Argentina
The table below provides a general guide as to the Travel Vaccinations that may be advised to you for travel to Argentina.
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.
|MMR||Yes||Person-to-Person||MMR, Course of Two||£60|
|DTaP||Yes||Person-to-Person||Revaxis, Single Dose||£35|
|Typhoid||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Typhim Vi, Single Dose||£50|
|Hepatitis A||Yes||Contaminated Food and Water||Epaxyl, Single Dose||£50|
|Hepatitis B||Yes||Body Fluids, Medical Intervention||EnergixB, Course of Three||£40|
|Yellow Fever||Yes||Mosquitoes||Yellow Fever, Stamaril, Dingle Dose||£70|
|Rabies||Yes||Infected Animals||Rabipur, Course of Three||£60|
Advice for Travellers to all Destinations
Risk of Malaria in Argentina
Malaria is a viral illness spread by Mosquitoes that bite from dusk to dawn throughout the tropical world. It causes high fever and severe joint and muscle pains. In serious cases, malaria can be fatal.
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.
Yellow Fever Risk and Certification Requirements for Argentina
Travellers are not required by regulations to be vaccinated for Yellow Fever before entering the country. However, travellers to areas where there is a risk of Yellow Fever should get advice regarding vaccination prior to travel. For further information, please see Yellow Fever Certification Requirements.
Additional Travel Health Risks for Argentina
Think Argentina, and its scintillating capital, Buenos Aires, comes to mind. Sometimes called the Paris of South America, Buenos Aires is an elegant European-like city, combining old world charm and modern flair.
But, Argentina offers so much more. Take a tour to spectacular Iguazú Falls in the Northeast, or trek through beautiful Patagonia on Argentina’s Southern frontier, where you can choose between wild and unspoiled territory, or trendy tourist areas.