Vaccines advised to ALL visitors:
- Hepatitis A
- Yellow fever
Vaccines advised to some visitors (long term travellers, travellers working in risk areas):
- Hepatitis B
British travellers should also ensure they have adequate protection from Measles, mumps and rubella and tuberculosis, which are normally given as part of the childhood vaccination schedule.
There is a high risk of P.Falciparum and P.Vivax malaria in Southern and inland regions including the areas of Maripasoula, Apatou and Camopi and by the coast just west of Mana. There is a low to no risk of malaria in all other areas including the city of Cayenne.
Malaria chemoprophylaxis for high risk zones:
Chloroquine plus Proguanil should only be used if other anti-malarials cannot be tolerated as it is less effective in these regions.
Diseases present that cannot be vaccinated against:
- Dengue fever
- Stomach bugs/diarrhoea
- Trypanosomiasis – American
Recent outbreaks (past 6 months):
No recent outbreaks.