United Arab Emirates, Middle East

Malaria Risk & Vaccination Information

The UAE is comprised of 7 emirates and they are Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah, and Umm al-Qaiwain, Fujairah and Ras al-Khaimah.  At present, there is no risk of malaria in any area of the United Arab Emirates.

Just because there is no risk of malaria it does not mean a trip to the UAE does not have a risk for other issues. Read on to find out more.  

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 or check out our large range of insect repellents.

What Vaccines do I need for United Arab Emirates?

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

CholeraHepatitis AHepatitis BJapanese EncephalitisMeningitisRabies
 RecCon  Con


TetanusTick Borne EncephalitisTuberculosisTyphoidYellow Fever CertificateYellow Fever Vaccine
Rec  Con  

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

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