Zambia is a country located in East Africa with a population of 17 million people and climate at high of 33C. Malaria is a serious threat in Zambia. Antimalarial medication is recommended for all travellers to the region. Dengue and chikungunya are also present and can be prevented through proper use of mosquito repellents and nettings.
Rabies poses some risk to travellers of various types. Consult with a travel health specialist to learn if this vaccine is right for your trip.
|Typhoid||Vaccination recommended||10 days before travel|
|Hepatitis A||Vaccination recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Diphtheria||Vaccination recommended||3 months before travel|
|Tuberculosis||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||3 months before travel|
|Hepatitis B||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||2 months before travel|
|Rabies||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||1 month before travel|
|Meningitis||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||2-3 weeks before travel|
|Cholera||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Yellow Fever||Zambia isn't in the endemic zone but travellers going to on other countries from Zambia may be asked for a certificate||10 days before travel|
|Japanese B encephalitis||Not required|
|Tick-borne encephalitis||Not required|