The eastern inland areas of Sabah and inland forested areas of Sarawak (including Sepilok) are high risk and require prescription only anti-malarials of either Atovoquone and Proguanil Generic, Malarone, Doxycycline or Lariam.
The coastal areas of Sabah( including Kota Kinabulu) and Sarawak are low risk and require bite avoidance measures.
For more information and advice on how to prevent malaria, see our How To Avoid Insect & Mosquito Bites page.
Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Borneo (Malaysian):
|Cholera||Hepatitis A||Hepatitis B||Japanese Encephalitis||Meningitis||Rabies|
|Tetanus||Tick Borne Encephalitis||Typhoid||Yellow Fever Vaccine|
Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission