Republic of China Asia

Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information

You may need anti-malarial drugs for a stay in China depending on areas you visit or pass through.

Malaria risk is low throughout the year in Yunnan and in all other areas. main tourist areas such as Hong Kong and Yangtze river cruises, there is very little risk and bite avoidance measures will suffice.

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 Republic of China?

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

CholeraHepatitis AHepatitis BJapanese EncephalitisMeningitisRabies
ConRecConCon Con


TetanusTick Borne Encephalitis Typhoid Yellow Fever Vaccine
Rec ConConCon  

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

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