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).
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 Sri Lanka:
|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