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Vaccines to travel to Costa Rica

For travel to Costa Rica, like most countries in the Caribbean and Central America, it is mandatory to apply the yellow fever vaccine For all those travelers coming from areas of risk of transmission (within the countries considered to be at risk we find Angola, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, Gambia, Nigeria, and Sudan).

The presentation of the international vaccination certificate will not be mandatory for children under nine months of age, for those over sixty, pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Also for travel to Costa Rica There are also a number of recommended vaccines such as typhoid fever vaccine, which is recommended if we are going to visit populous areas where poor hygienic conditions and vaccines against hepatitis A, hepatitis B and diphtheria tetanus can occur.

Finally, being a country that has had some outbreaks of diseases such as dengue and malaria, especially the provinces of tropical areas with extensive vegetation such as LimΓ³n, it is recommended to apply these vaccines as a preventive measure.

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