Syria, Middle East

Malaria Risk Travel Information

TMalaria risk is low and from May to October inclusive, in areas along the border, especially in rural areas of El Hasaka Governorate. There have been no indiginous cases reported since 2005. Bite avoidance only is recommended.

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 Syria?

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

CholeraHepatitis AHepatitis BJapanese EncephalitisMeningitisRabies
 RecCon  Con


TetanusPolio Typhoid Yellow Fever Vaccine
RecRec  Con  

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

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