Sri Lanka Asia
Sri Lanka, Asia
Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information
What is the risk of malaria in Sri Lanka?
There is a low risk of Malaria in the area north of Vavuniya and a very low risk in the rest of Sri Lanka. Antimalarials are not recommended but awareness of the risk and bite avoidance is advised.
Please check HERE to see a malaria map of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka?
Below is a table designed to show you what vaccines are mandatory, recommended or ones to consider when visiting Sri Lanka:
CholeraHepatitis AHepatitis BJapanese EncephalitisMeningitisRabies
TetanusTick Borne Encephalitis Typhoid Yellow Fever Vaccine
Man = Mandatory
Con = Consider
Rec = Recommended
Req = Required if visiting from area with risk of transmission
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