China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a country in East Asia and is the world's most populous country, with a population of around 1.428 billion and a climate at a high of 26C.
Tuberculosis is an increasing problem in China. While risks to tourists are low, there is a chance of contamination. If you think you have been exposed, seek out TB testing as soon as you return home.
As one of the largest countries in the world, China has a wide range of climates. This means various mosquito-borne diseases can thrive in different parts of the country. Be sure to bring repellents and netting. Dengue and chikungunya are also present in the country.
|Typhoid||Vaccination recommended||10 days before travel|
|Hepatitis A||Vaccination recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Diphtheria||*Vaccination sometimes 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|
|Cholera||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||2 weeks before travel|
|Yellow Fever||Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an infected area||10 days before travel|
|Japanese B encephalitis||*Vaccination sometimes recommended||1 month before travel|
|Tick-borne encephalitis||*Vaccination sometimes recommended|