Vaccines suggested to all or any visitors:
- Hepatitis A
Vaccines suggested to some guests (long term travellers, travellers operating in risk areas):
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese inflammation
British travellers ought to conjointly guarantee they need adequate protection from rubeola, infectious disease and German measles and infectious disease, that area unit usually given as a part of the childhood vaccination schedule.
There is a variable risk of P.Falciparum and P.Vivax protozoal infection within the way north of state in Jaffna, Kilinochichi and Mullaittivu and close rural area. Anti-malarial medication is suggested for these areas. there’s an occasional to no risk of protozoal infection throughout the remainder of the country, together with the town of national capital, wherever anti-malarial medication isn’t usually suggested.
Malaria chemoprophylaxis for variable risk zones:
Chloroquine and Proguanil
If this feature is deemed unsuitable then Vibramycin, Atovaquone/Proguanil or
Mefloquine will be used.
Diseases gift that can’t be unsusceptible against:
- Dengue fever
- Stomach bugs/diarrhoea
Recent outbreaks (past half-dozen months):
July 2013: rubeola
There are current outbreaks of rubeola in state, primarily amongst infants with close to 600 cases reported this year. Travellers area unit suggested to confirm that they received the rubeola immunizing agent as a part of their childhood immunization schedule and if not, ask for vaccination before trip.
June 2013: breakbone fever
Numerous cases of breakbone fever are reported throughout state this year. guests area unit suggested to use a DEET primarily based dipteron repellent and wear covering to hide exposed skin, significantly throughout daylight.