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      Trinidad and Tobago

      Latest update: - Authors: Mieke Croughs, Ula Maniewski

      This page contains the main health risks for travellers and general recommendations. Travel conditions are different for everyone and each patient's health condition varies. Discuss your trip during a travel consultation with your doctor or in a travel clinic, preferably six to eight weeks before departure.

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      Important health risks

      Yellow fever

      There is a risk of yellow fever.

      Other insect-borne diseases

      Insects can transmit diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and zika.

      Protect yourself against insects.

      Ticks

      Ticks can transmit diseases.

      Other frequent health risks while travelling

      Read these tips before you leave.

      Vaccinations

      Yellow fever

      Recommended

      Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for all travellers for travellers visiting Trinidad and not recommended for cruise ship travellers only visiting Tobago.
      This vaccination must be administered at least ten days prior to arrival by an official yellow fever vaccination centre.

      Hepatitis A

      Recommended

      Hepatitis A vaccination is recommended for all travellers.

      Update of basic vaccinations

      Recommended

      Other vaccinations

      Recommended for some travellers

      Discuss with your doctor whether one of the following vaccinations is recommended for you:

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