Algeria, Africa

Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information

What is the risk of malaria in Algeria?

Malaria risk is low throughout the year in six southern and south-eastern wilayas (Adrar, El Qued, Ghardaia, Illizi, Quargla and Tamanrasset.

Because of the low risk of malaria in Algeria antimalarials are not usually advised, but please follow the bite avoidance measures below.

Click HERE to see a malaria map of Algeria on fitfortravel (a NHS website).

What else can I do to prevent malaria?

For more information and advice on how to prevent malaria, see our How To Avoid Insect & Mosquito Bites page.

What Vaccines do I need for Algeria?

Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Algeria:

CholeraHepatitis AHepatitis BJapanese EncephalitisMeningitisRabies
 RecCon   Con


TetanusTick Borne Encephalitis Typhoid Yellow Fever Vaccine
Rec  Con  

Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission

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