Destination - China

China, officially known as the People’s Republic of China is a vast country in Eastern Asia (about the same size as the United States of America) with the world’s largest population. With coasts on the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, in total it borders 14 nations. It borders Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam to the south; Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to the west; Russia and Mongolia to the north and North Korea to the east. This number of neighbouring states is equalled only by China’s vast neighbour to the north, Russia.

** A vaccination certificate is required for entry for travellers over 9 months of age coming from countries with risk of YF

Malaria – Transmission occurs throughout the year. Chemoprophylaxis is recommended for certain areas

Traveler’s Diarrhea – Minimal risk exists in deluxe accommodations; moderate risk exists elsewhere. Food and beverage precautions are essential to reduce the likelihood of illness

A Gastro Kit can be purchased from Travel Vaccination Health care, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications for presumptive self-treatment if diarrhea occurs.

*This information is to be used as a guide only. Medical advice is recommended to individuals depending on their medical history, previous vaccination history and the itinerary.